This fictional short story draws upon the idea of trauma in the past playing through in the present, the external and internal states of the characters refusing to be separate, and denial's crippling effect on loved ones, in this case, a child.
"The inside, the out,"
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine: Vol. 2
, Article 24.
Available at: http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/vol2/iss1/24