Elizabeth O’Connor | The Sun Magazine

Elizabeth O’Connor

Elizabeth O’Connor is the founder of Sarah’s Circle, a ministry for the inner-city, elderly poor. Her books include Cry Pain, Cry Hope; Eighth Day of Creation; Our Many Selves; and Search for Silence.

— From September 1993
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Our Rag-Bone Hearts

Richard was introduced to mental institutions when insulin and shock treatments were in their experimental heyday. Inappropriate and excessive use of these treatments dealt him the blow ensuring that he would never again plead for his home or protest his lot.

September 1993
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