VIDEO: Marked

A discussion of scars and their meanings

June 4, 2013
Marked - A discussion of scars and their meanings

Scars are a normal part of the body’s healing process after injury, causing fibrous tissue to replace normal skin. Whether we wear them as a badge of pride, hide them or forget about them, scars are a part of what makes us individuals. In this video by Caitlin Q. Davis, Rachel Feltman and Andrew Han, several people share what experiences have scarred them, and how their scars have shaped their life experiences.

About the Author

Caitlin Q. Davis

Caitlin Davis is a recent graduate of Simmons College, where she received a B.A in English and a minor in biology. Despite her often-hilarious fear of needles, Caitlin has managed to become interested in medicine and reading about its biological properties. She is looking forward to learning more about all aspects of science journalism during her time at SHERP.


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