Lamech, who Cautioned me to be Careful

Lamech, who Cautioned me to be Careful

A Map of Kenya, where Lamech was From Reading time: 2 minutes One of the nursing assistants who took care of me after one of my surgeries was named Lamech. He was mid 30s, dark-complected, tall and sturdily built, with an accent that I couldn’t place but that I...
The Tallest Guy from India I’d Ever Seen

The Tallest Guy from India I’d Ever Seen

Reading time: 2 minutes Four years ago, I had two surgeries about five months apart. (Everything came out just fine, don’t worry.) While I was making my way through encounters with all kinds of medical personnel, I was observing the different people around me....
Some of the Nurses who Helped Me

Some of the Nurses who Helped Me

Nurses’ notes on the board in my room. Reading time: 2 minutes Four years ago, I had two surgeries about five months apart. (Everything came out just fine, don’t worry.) While I was making my way through encounters with all kinds of medical personnel, I...

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