We stood along the highway in a blizzard, trying to hitchhike. We started reciting Bible verses to pass the time.
Getting stuck accidentally with a needle might be something you anticipate if you work in a hospital. Less so if you're setting up for Sunday school.
In response to our request for essays on risk, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
In a recent interview, Diane Keaton told the story of when she first decided to adopt a child. She was driving her father home from the hospital to die.