Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Tolani F Olonisakin

  • Death and dying

    Tolani Olonisakin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   Memento mori,¬†remember death. Photo Credit: Southtyrolean, Stencil art. Seville, Spain. 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,…