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Alicat
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aseptic room
machinery humming
beeping
monitoring
glassine hood hiding
surrounding
protecting
nurturing
frail little body
fighting for life
patient
human
baby


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Nicole
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Short, but to the point. This hits home with me. My daughter was in ICU once, although she was not a 'baby' (almost 3).


well done

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Nicely done
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Poignant and haunting. I too, have had a child in the ICU.
 
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