Tuberculosis

Photo: Shutterstock Tuberculosis was once the leading cause of death in the United States. It may have been around 3 million years, and it’s still killing people today. It can infect people of all ages, as it did Art Holmstrom, the 17-year-old valedictorian-hopeful who you can read about in Section 5 of Open Wndow. My father,…

Dr. Mary Chapman Ghostley

Mary Madison Chapman Photo: James Ghostley collection   Mary Madison Chapman was a tenacious young lady who did what she believed in without being influenced by the opinions of others. She decided to go to medical school at a time when some called her a witch for seeking “a man’s occupation.” She didn’t care, she…