Hektoen International

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Tag: Tolani F Olonisakin

  • Death and dying

    Tolani OlonisakinPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Six weeks after I turned eighteen, I lost my father. I was told he died of a cardiac arrest. One minute he was reading the morning paper, and the next minute he lay sprawled across the living room floor, lifeless and inanimate. I had not seen the man in two years;…