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Final Thoughts

After four weeks in Philadelphia I returned to my home in the New York suburbs, where every house looks similar, if not in some spans completely identical, where the streets are wide and the sidewalks narrow, and where green is … Continue reading

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Midpoint

I could not have predicted how I would respond to seeing a surgery for the first time. I expected nausea, or dizziness at the sight of someone being opened up before me. I did not expect, as I stood one … Continue reading

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Rachel, Pre-Departure

When does summer finally feel like summer? As a kid, it officially felt like summer when my parents sent me to summer camp. We would all pack the night before and then in the blink of an eye I would … Continue reading

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