Archive for January 11th, 2011


I was at a hospital ER recently with a friend. On the gurney on the other side of the curtain was a 91-year-old woman, who kept calling out for her late husband, and her long-deceased father and mother, sometimes in English and sometimes in Yiddish. The woman’s daughter told us that her mother had lost her parents in WWII in a camp. It was heartbreaking.

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