I Had A Stroke

Phil Braun
Feb 10 · 11 min read


“Keeping Away Death” by Julian Hoke Harris, a bas relief formerly across the building from Grady Hospital (it has since been relocated). — photograph by Terry Kearns

Text goofing to my buddies to that I originally had seen from Tim Heidecker. A random text could always make each other laugh. About 30 minutes to D-Day.



11th Floor of Grady Memorial Hospital
Waiting to go home, but still a couple of hours to go.

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