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A Pack a Day

Heaven Wilson

eXpressions™ Program: Language School: Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center City/State: Springfield, Ohio Teacher(s): Susan Hyden Medium/Genre: Poetry eXhibition Year: 2017
eXpressionist Statement:

My grandmother suffered and passed away from breast cancer, although she never underwent reconstruction surgery. I know the whole experience took a huge toll on her, but I can only imagine how much worse it would have been if she had contracted an infection from any further surgeries. My project is about a woman's inner conflict about whether or not she should get reconstruction surgery after her battle with breast cancer. I can only imagine how difficult this decision must be. I tried to capture her struggle and as I was writing, I had my grandmother's experience in mind.


Selected Research

Stroke Readmissions: A Plan to Educate, Rehabilitate, and Follow Up Researcher: Imanni Williams Mentor: Grace Gunther, RN School: Cleveland Early College High School Internship Track: Applied Medicine Internship Year: 2016