Lynn M. Cleary, MD
Abigail found the moon last night.
It was a quiet discovery, like most of hers have been. I, on the other hand, heard an orchestra. These are secular miracles to me, her realizations. This one was especially magical because it was so unexpected. Yesterday was full-tilt, non-stop. I finally left the hospital after a late admission and went to pick her up at her grandmother's house; it was quarter till ten when I arrived, and she hadn't been able to fall asleep in her portable crib. She was edgy, of course, as if she resented the fact that I'd left
Cleary LM. Discoveries. Ann Intern Med. ;115:321–322. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-4-321
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(4):321-322.
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