Christian’s Closet
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Christian’s Closet

My grand-father Christian, was born in a village called Pilate. In the 70’s, Haiti was governed by a ruthless dictator— as things got heated in the capital, grandpa was elected Mayor of Pilate. Years after he passed, as Haitian custom has it, one night my sisters and I gathered in the lakou (backyard) for bedtime … Continue reading

#MyPhantomPain
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#MyPhantomPain

After an amputation, your nerves continue to send signals to the brain. Most amputees will tell you even after amputation, they can move their fingers or wiggle their toes even though they don’t have these body parts. For this reason, many amputees suffer from phantom pain. “Phantom limb pain refers to mild to extreme pain … Continue reading