This book is about the stigma of leprosy in Hawaii and how sick Hawaiian people were arrested and imprisoned for life because of their disease. It is a book about the fear of the unknown, pandemic, fear of sick people who cannot be cured quickly, or at all. It could happen again, mandatory isolation imposed as a Public Health policy for diseases not readily cured.I decided to pay my own way to Carville. I got my first good medical treatment after I arrived at Carville. The Chief of Surgery told me I should never have gotten in such bad condition. I arrived in Carville in a wheel chair because I could not walkanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Separating Sickness - Ma'i Ho'oka'awale|
|Author||:||Ted Gugelyk, Milton Bloombaum|
|Publisher||:||First Edition Design Pub. - 2013-02-18|