The child is lying face down on the exam table. She’s dressed in a johnny top that’s too short for her lanky frame. Her hair is clipped short, like a boy’s. She’s got a tuft of cotton wadding wrapped around her left index finger; the thumb on the same hand is thrust into her mouth through pursed lips. more»
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