The Man With Two Stumps

They didn’t tell him the truth about Agent Orange

Photo by jan abellan on Unsplash

The waiting room of the orthotic and prosthetic place was already crowded. They were running behind, so my partner had to push my wheelchair up the ramp and squeeze me between four other patients who were also in need of assistance.

When you’re laid up, it’s easy to make friends with people who have similar afflictions. I imagine it’s kind of like…



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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.