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POLLY FOSTER: The smallest things


I wash my hands outside the neonatal intensive care unit. The soap kills ninety nine point nine percent of bacteria, but what about the rest?

On the third wash my engagement ring clatters on the stainless steel. I watch it spiral down the drain, too exhausted to lunge for it.

Polly is a Content Strategist living in London with her partner and baby.


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