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Scene From Life - Spencer Syfrig It's Painless! I stared at...

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Spencer Syfrig It’s Painless! I stared at the wall in the cold white waiting room as soft soothing music played through the stereo on the secretary’s desk. The room smelled too clean, like had been doused in bleach the night before. Atop the counter sat a bouquet of freshly cut flowers and a betta fish that swam aimlessly in the bowl amongst lilies and rainbow colored rocks. It felt like I had been sitting in the same spot for hours, despite the clock on the wall reminding me that it had barely been ten minutes. Suddenly, the door swung open, “Spencer… Si-fr-g? Seafrig?” I leapt out of my seat and gave a nervous greeting. The nurse led me through off- white colored hallways where I first heard the screeching and torquing sound of the dentist drill. We turned into a small room illuminated by fluorescent bulbs. On the wall hung a poster that encouraged kids to floss daily by showing two birds flossing the teeth of a large smiling alligator. The nurse asked me to take a seat in an elaborate mechanical looking chair. I
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Holliste during the Fall '05 term at Tampa.

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Scene From Life - Spencer Syfrig It's Painless! I stared at...

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