Posts Tagged: surgery

The Tongue Goes

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"In a nutshell," he said, "they're going to excise a dime-sized piece of your tongue and replace it with muscle and tendons from your left wrist." ...more

Baking Lessons: Needing, Rising, and Letting Go

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When I took those breaths, I also learned to say, “I am enough, I am enough, I am enough.” ...more

Regarding the Boy

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What happens to a place when it can no longer define itself by its history, when it tears everything down? What is the rust belt without the plants, the factories? Who is the boy without his sister? ...more