Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Last Judgment

  • Of metaphoric hearts

    Frank Gonzalez-CrussiChicago, Illinois, United States An indescribable nostalgia, a feeling compounded of wistfulness, the alacrity of happy memories, and the pain of regret for things irretrievably lost invades me as I evoke one of my former visits to my birthplace in Mexico City. I could tell my mother had aged together with her modest apartment:…