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38 WEEKS is a compassionate and compelling story in graphic format about the educational and emotional issues of children temporarily confined behind hospital walls. Polhemus is teacher, tutor, clown, social worker, dissident, comedian, parent, role model, colleague, supervisor, friend, confidante, advocate, and coach for these children in severe distress. Polhemus also depicts his Kafkaesque struggle with bureaucratic and authoritarian forces that distract and obstruct his mission to provide educational services in the hospital, the job he has been hired to do there...
a graphic journal about work as a school teacher in a hospital