Alone in the Blood Bank

July 9, 2011 § 6 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

Last Friday night at a quarter to midnight, the blood bank called me and asked if I could donate blood the next morning. Fresh blood was needed for a critically ill child, I had the right blood type and I was scheduled to donate on Monday anyway. So Saturday morning I put my four-year-old daughter in the car and turned up at the blood bank at 07:45. « Read the rest of this entry »

A Picture Before Dying

December 19, 2010 § 5 Comments

“Intensive Care”. Painting by Joseph Dwaihy and Sara Dykstra.

An unusual request from the intensive care unit. Could I take some last photos of a patient before they switched off his life support? « Read the rest of this entry »

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