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A Nurse’s Act of Compassion Saved My Sanity

I never knew her name, but my heart is branded with her memory

Image by Silvia Tormo from Pixabay

There are moments in life that are seared in your memory.

Even though some of the finer details may fade with time, your heart is forever branded. This is the story of one of those encounters.




Authentically sharing stories and poems from the heart about our experience of being human and our ongoing process of becoming perfectly imperfect. Writing mostly real and raw with a sprinkle of microfiction!

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Lisa Gastaldo

Lisa Gastaldo

Writer. Mother. Widow. Survivor. Looking for life’s perfect fit at

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