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Nels Hanson

July 17, 2017

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The Interpreter No doubt you’ve read newspaper reports of injuries that scramble the language centers in the human brain, say a stroke victim in Kansas who wakes from a coma and speaks in a Scottish burr, or a Florida child hit by a car who opens her eyes in the ICU and converses in Shakespearean […]

Nels Hanson

March 19, 2012

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The Day the Trouble Started The change came in Nashville, with news of the murder of a friend. A week ago, here in this house on a hill on the island of Hawaii—the same week the torture scandal at Abu Ghraib broke with all the awful pictures, the naked hooded man standing on the chair, […]