Wednesday is here and I have to rush out to go to work. Ugh. There is a mountain of snow in front of my door and the white stuff is still falling!
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Genre: True Story
It Is Time
As Nicole approached her father’s hospital room, she overheard him speaking.
“How long will I live once you turn off the oxygen?”
“About ten minutes,” she replied.
“Okay then, we are doing it today.”
“Hang on there, sir, that is a horrid way to go. We can’t just turn it off without preparation!”
“Well, I’m done. I want it done today. It’s been long enough. It is time.”
“If you are absolutely sure, we will prepare you so that you go gently.”
Nicole walked away from the door and called her sisters, sobbing, “You have to come to the hospital…”