She lay on the floor for three days. A slip and fall had rendered her helpless, at the mercy of fate as neighbors came and went just feet from her door. Ii was the mailman who became concerned, she had not been picking up mail, who finally called 911.
So began Leola Dickerson’s journey of hospitals, nursing homes, and a court appointed guardian that would eventually end on Hart Island. Join us as Attorney Peter Strauss helps us navigate the complex world of Guardianship Law.
Michael T. Keene is the author of Folklore and Legends of Rochester, Murder, Mayhem and Madness, Mad~House, Question of Sanity, and now his new book,
NEW YORK CITY’S HART ISLAND: A CEMETERY OF STRANGERS
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