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Book Reviewlets: Half Life, Shelley Jackson

In the early aughts, a younger, dapperer TfH encountered Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl, one of the best of the first wave of “hypertext”.

E-lit before e-readers, hypertext sought to exploit digital possibility for fictional ends. 491 more words

The Wimmins

Bipasha’s ALONE better than original 2007 Thai Horror Film

Starring:

  • Bipasha Basu (Sanjana / Anjana)
  • Karan Singh Grover (Kabir)

The Context

Ever heard of being joined at the hip? Well this is exactly the case with the lead character in ‘Alone’. 465 more words

Alone

Medical Sketches - Kindergarten-Style

Well, it would seem that I managed to spark an interest in anatomical pathology in my young love, when I consented to show him images of the anatomical appearance of testicles, heart and brain the other night. 333 more words

Miscellaneous Life

A Body That Had Forgotten It Was A Body

“What have you done to us, Olive?!”

I turned to look at her. She was too close, in my face. She’s always in my face. We’re fused together at the side of the chest – head, neck, shoulders, two arms our own, the rest a shared chaos. 1,685 more words

Houston surgeons separate 10-month-old conjoined twin girls

HOUSTON (AP) — Doctors in Houston are optimistic that 10-month-old formerly conjoined twin girls will survive after a recent surgery that separated them.

It took 26 hours last week to separate the girls, Knatalyne Hope Mata and Adeline Faith, who shared a chest wall, lungs, a part of their heart lining, diaphragm, liver, colon, intestines and pelvic area, according to lead surgeon Dr. 373 more words

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Conjoined twins separated in ‘first-of-its-kind’ surgery

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HOUSTON — Two 10-month-old girls born conjoined are now separated after a very delicate surgery and miracle procedure.

The surgery was performed by doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital. 270 more words

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