August 14, 2013

Goldwater Hospital Residents Express Concerns Over Hospital Demolition

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Armand Xama, a 31-year-old paraplegic resident of Roosevelt Island’s Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility, recalled a time months ago when he was crossing a street and a car approached. When Xama apologized to the car’s driver, Xama said the driver responded, “No, don’t be sorry. It’s your island; we’re just visiting.”

Original Author: Emma Court