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Unformatted text preview: n the sand. She'd lost a lot of blood, some kind of hemorrhage they said. But I don't know any more than that. She was dead by the time they got her to the hospital. That's all I know, and her husband is on his way there now to find out everything." "Well, of course he is on his way," she said. She jerked her arm free. "I thought I told you to let me go." "I'm afraid you'll fall, Ancient Evelyn. I've never seen you so far from home." "What are we talking about, son? Eight blocks? I used to make this walk all the time. Used to be a little drugstore there on the corner of Prytania and Washington. Used to stop for ice cream. Feed Laura Lee ice cream. Please, do, let go of my arm!" He looked so crushed, so hurt, so frozen and sorry. Poor thing. But when you were old and weak, your authority was all you had left, and it could crumble in an instant. If she fell now, if her leg went out from under her- But no, she would not let that happen! "Well, bless your soul, you are a sweet boy. I didn't mean to hurt your feelings, but please don't ta...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course WRITING 220.200 taught by Professor Julie during the Spring '10 term at Johns Hopkins.
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