Dance with Heart

Fall 2010 - Volume 14 Number 3

Dance with Heart

"Dance with Heart"

36 x 36"

acrylic on canvas

By Shenshen Dou

Shenshen Dou is a former Molecular Biologist living in Portland, OR. This painting

was inspired by one of her husband’s patients: a young dancer with an abnormal

heart rhythm, which threatened her profession and her life. John Wu, MD, Ms Dou’s

husband, corrected the rhythm with a pacemaker, which can be seen in the painting,

and the young dancer, inspiration for this painting, is dancing again.

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