The Death of Jacinta

February 20,1920     A hospital in Lisbon, Portugal Jacinta Martos was only nine years old when she lay dying in a hospital, far away from her family. Her diagnosis was purulent pleurisy. Nurses bustled around the hospital ward, comforting patients. Jacinta listened to patients groaning, but she was silent. Doctors had removed three infected ribs, using only … Read moreThe Death of Jacinta