Born at just 26 weeks, she was tiny and fragile in appearance. Her skin loose and somewhat translucent with toothpick-like ribs that shuddered with each struggling breath she took. Her small round head covered with thin fuzzy hair was no bigger than the palm of my hand. The purple spider-like veins tracked across her […]
Tiny babies with shiny, translucent skin lay dependent on a wired world while a musical rhythm of monitors and machines fills the air. Here, dim dark corners are lined with incubators in a perfect pattern all adorned with nametags in an attempt to bring some normalcy and personality to the stark hospital world.