Patient Observation

I had a perfectly normal childhood in Wichita Falls, a place Advertising Age once called the most average city in America. But I didn’t truly understand where I was from until I stepped inside the gates of the local state hospital and realized that every town has another side.
Patient Observation
An undated photograph of the Wichita Falls State Hospital, whose population peaked at 3,481 patients in 1955. Today it has fewer than 240.

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