Last Battle

…Slumped in a kitchen chair is our patient, an 89-year-old veteran named Joe. Engine 11 has arrived first, and an IV is already established, vital signs taken and high-flow oxygen is being delivered through a nonrebreather. Joe had tried to take a sip of his morning coffee, felt sudden weakness and spilled it all over his crisp white t-shirt. There is obvious facial droop and no strength on his left side when he squeezes my hands…

 

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Scott Garbacz
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Is it bad that I kinda like this kid? Well done, I really didn't see that twist coming.
2014-12-19 22:21:47
Caitlyn Armistead
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I believe in the freedom of art. I do not support censorship. But I also believe that art is powerful and works in minds in wondrous, subtle ways. Please consider the affects of your words--especially as a medical professional--when implying or associating someone on the spectrum with homicidal or pre-planned violent acts. It is not…
2014-12-19 20:38:45
Paul
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I love it. Nice twist.
2014-12-19 20:37:22
KJ Mansfield
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Creeped me out too!
2014-12-19 19:44:18
Loren Eaton
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:-| This kid definitely has something going on in his head -- and I don't think it's anything as benign as Aspergers! Creepy, sir. Very creepy.
2014-12-19 18:27:08

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