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My Love Affair with Medical Waste →

I’m an obsessive-compulsive collector. So is my dad.

Raised in a morgue, I worked alongside Dad, the city medical examiner. Over fifty years, he amassed a huge collection of medical artifacts. My siblings don’t want any of it. So now I’m the curator of the collection.

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My IUD Christmas Tree →

How does a Jewish doctor prepare for the holidays? By decorating her house with festive medical specimens, of course!  All have been retrieved from human bodies, many during autopsies. I’m a hoarder with a medical art fetish.  It started with my turquoise and heart valve necklace. Now my IUD Christmas tree.

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