Throwback Thursday: Don’t Turn Around…

You know that feeling like you’re being watched? You’re focused on a task, you realize you haven’t looked around in a few minutes and you wonder… “Am I still alone?” And as long as you don’t turn around, you won’t see the monster behind you?

Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives
Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives

This medical student studying an X-ray probably has that feeling right now in this picture from the 1982 Aesculapian yearbook, courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives. Thanks to a prankster, while she’s distracted by an X-ray, a skeleton model is creeping up on her. Don’t turn around!

Medical students really love playing with skeletons, don’t they?

-By Andy Phifer

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