Family Medicine

In an ironic twist of fate, a patient ends up praying for her doctor months after he gave her a death sentence.

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Dr. O tells us, “Your mother can go into the rehab and have it all covered by Medicare,” Later, I’ll imagine him smacking his lips as he adds, “if she goes on the chemotherapy. Just think about it.”

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No Matter What People Tell You, Words And Ideas Can Change The World.

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Camille Cusumano

Camille Cusumano

Author(ity) in/on San Francisco. Novel, essay, memoir. Teaches tango. Travel, outdoors, culture. Former editor at VIA Mag.

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