Laurel Kathleen Loustau

Laurel Kathleen Loustau works as a labor and delivery nurse in Jacksonville, Florida. She is also a writer and is currently a graduate student in the Johns Hopkins University science writing program.

Stories By Laurel Kathleen Loustau

My Father Always Wanted to Die with Dignity. But When His Time Came, I Couldn’t Let Him Go.

As a doctor, Dad was very specific in his wishes for end-of-life care. I agreed wholeheartedly…back when it was purely theoretical.