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A Final Memory of Dad
“Rose, Dad’s in the hospital.” The call began. “He’s undergoing emergency surgery on his colon, and there’s a good chance he won’t make it.”
I had been expecting this call for years. Alzheimer’s Disease had created wormholes in his memory, but age had chivvied a herd of medical disorders into the starting gate and any incident from a stumble to an emotional outburst might begin the inevitable stampede.
My daughter and I packed for the trip to Indianapolis. It was three weeks until Christmas.
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