Dying Death And After

Someone who sticks in your mind

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7021.1693 (Published 23 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1693
  1. Paul Goubran
  1. St Paul's Preparatory School, London SW13 9JT

    My mum is the person who sticks in my mind as she died from cancer when I was about six and three quarters. Her job was the executive secretary of the International Confederation of Midwives. She was in charge of the midwives and she would go all over the world organising centres, courses, and all kinds of meetings.

    My mum had blondish brown hair with green eyes, a nose which was not pointed or flat, not big but not small, and also she had nice red lips. My mum was Irish, and she was born in Wicklow and lived there until …

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