Working in the coroner’s office has a way of making you face mortality. There are just so many ways to die, and to be confronted with it on a daily basis is a hard thing to do.
I wish I could say it gets easier but it doesn’t.
I’m lucky enough to have a great support system, and to be around people that do the exact same as me. The one thing that this internship has forced me to do is find humor again because you need humor in order to do a job like this.
There is also something to be said when you actual hold a human heart in your hands, or pretty much any organ to be honest. The contrast of each organ which each other, and to see it all actually fit in the human body is kinda weird.
My internship ends in December and it is an experience I can say that I won’t forget.