Mean Girls (First Communion II), a painting.
Julianna Paradisi is a multimedia artist whose work has appeared in numerous group and solo shows in Oregon and Washington, as well as on AJN's cover (October 2009). As a nurse she worked in pediatric ICUs for 15 years before transitioning to adult outpatient oncology nursing in 2002. She can be contacted through her blogs, http://jparadisirn.com and http://diekrankenschwester.com (the latter features more paintings from this series).
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