The Miracle of Rebirth and Human Resilience

My brother Mark (1947–2021) — photograph by Nadia Schomer Ranne

One year ago yesterday, my brother died of COVID.

He was alone in an overcrowded rural hospital in the highlands of Guatemala.

From the start of his hospitalization, all of us here in the U.S. had been helplessly glued to the flurry of texts, emails and calls from his wife’s local relatives.

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