Are We In A Modern-Day War?

Jasmine Clemente
Oct 18, 2021 · 5 min read
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“I’ve pushed dead bodies back and forth from the surgery room into the morgue at this hospital!!!” he exploded, a volcanic rage erupting through his lungs as he responded to my coworker’s instruction of the latest protocol.

He was an old and frail African American man with wrinkled skin, somewhere in his late 60’s, who had just received the news that his role as transporter was terminated because he wasn’t…