Agnes Boisvert, an ICU nurse at St. Luke's hospital in downtown Boise, Idaho, spends every day trying to navigate between two worlds. One is a swirl of beeping monitors, masked emotion and death; the other, she says, seems oblivious to the horrors occurring every hour of every day.
This story was illustrated by Isabel Seliger. Seliger is a freelance artist and illustrator based in Berlin. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Bloomberg and The Atlantic. You can find her on instagram @isabel_seliger.