What if we saw as many images of stomachs as we see of hearts or brains? Would we more closely identify with this internal organ? Are you your brains, your heart, your guts, your stomach? Amid the ongoing terror of stomach amputation — so-called weight-loss surgery — would public opinion about this practice be different if we could see the damage that's done to otherwise healthy internal organs?
Here's hoping a stomach a day keeps the scalpel away...
material: fried wonton with "crab" and cream cheese filling
photo; Marilyn Wann
photo: Marilyn Wann