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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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