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Pulse: More Voices--

a treasury of compelling stories and poems.

Includes The Resilient Heart , Babel: The Voices of a Medical Trauma and Confessions of a Seventy-Five-Year-Old Drug Addict. Foreword by Maureen Bisognano, President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.


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    Pam Mitchell
    "........the way things just happen sometimes." Ah, yes. Thank you Sarah, for this beautiful reminder ...


  • Seeing the Light
    Marianne Lonsdale
    Really interesting piece, well written, thank you.


  • Alone
    Jacqueline Laing
    I keep coming back again and again to this striking photograph, and the Editor's Note -- "that which ...


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