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18 Nov

Symphysiotomy survivors gather to recount stories of torture

Symphysiotomy was a surgical procedure used in the 20th century that involves unhinging the woman’s pelvis and widening it by up to 3.5 cm. It was often used in Ireland as an alternative to the Caesarean Section as it was believed to facilitate future births. The final symphysiotomy was performed in Our Ladies of Lourdes […]

17 Mar

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know St. Patrick wasn’t Irish? He was born in Great Britian. What else didn’t you know about St. Patrick?

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