Happy Mother’s Day to all the caregivers out there

Many of whom are working the Second Shift, and will continue to do so for much of their lives.

Morning shave
Morning shave

On a more enjoyable, related note–Congratulations to my brother-in-law Vincent. He’s out of the hospital, infection healed, and has moved into a spiffy new group home.

 

Living large on the south side....
Living large on the south side….

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect, tnr.com, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.

3 thoughts on “Happy Mother’s Day to all the caregivers out there”

  1. You go, Vincent!

    And Harold, you should tell Vincent this. You may have to explain it, since it might not be meaningful to him without understanding the context. So tell him, and explain to him, that he has a great many friends he's never met, thanx to this blog.

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