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Coming Home

Coming Home

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Field Notes: Several months ago, Mackenzie and I moved from Utah to California to pursue medical treatment ...

Room for Doubt

Room for Doubt

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Dear Mackenzie, Funny how life seems to always be racing through this revolving door of new views, new habits, ...

Finding Indira

Finding Indira

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"I often wonder how could this have happened to us? Why were we chosen for this? This ...

An Honest Moment

An Honest Moment

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I've been having a hard time feeling peaceful lately. This burning weight on my chest I can't ...

Someone Else’s Story

Someone Else’s Story

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Dear Mackenzie, As promised, Katie, the night nurse, comes into the room every four hours to check your ...

One Day

One Day

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8:00 AM Henry getting ready for work wakes me up. Every morning. I love it. I slowly come ...

Remains of the Day

Remains of the Day

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Dear Mackenzie, I start by turning on the water, sliding the handle until it points at 2 o'clock. The ...

To My Wife’s Organ Donor

To My Wife’s Organ Donor

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Dear Friend, The call could come at any time. During dinner, while the clothes are drying, at a ...

While You Were Sleeping

While You Were Sleeping

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Photography courtesy of the amazing Kimbry Studios. Dear Mackenzie, You're sleeping right now; the sounds of the air purifier ...

Lung for a Lung

Lung for a Lung

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You know you go to the hospital a lot when you have a favorite volunteer lounge pianist. ...