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Unformatted text preview: im about my father." "And you think the FBI will lean on Stephano?" "Maybe, maybe not. But we have nothing to lose." It was almost one, and she was very tired. Sandy gathered the files and headed for the door. "We have a lot to talk about," she said. "It would be nice to know everything." "Just give us time." "You'd better hurry." Twenty-six DR. HAYANI began his morning rounds promptly at seven. Because Patrick had such trouble sleeping, he eased into his dark room each morning just for a peek. The patient was usually asleep, though later in the day he would often explain the ordeals of the night. This morning, Patrick was awake, and seated in a chair before the window. He wore only his white cotton boxers. He stared at the blinds closed tightly before him, stared at nothing because there was nothing to see. The dim light came from the table by his bed. "Patrick, are you okay?" Hayani asked as he stood beside him. Generated by ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www.processtext.com/abclit.html He didn't answer. Hayani glanced down at the table in the corner where Patrick did his legal work. It was neat, with no books open or files out of place. Finally, he said, "I'm fine, Doc." "Did you sleep?" "No. Not at all." "You're safe now, Patrick. The sun is up." He said nothing; didn't move or speak. Hayani left him as he found him, gripping the chair arms and watching the shades. Patrick heard the pleasant voices in the hallway, the doc speaking again to the bored deputies, and the nurses as they hurried by. Breakfast would arrive shortly, not that food held much interest for him. After four and a half years of near starvation, he had mastered his desire to eat. A few bites of this and that, with sliced apples and carrots when hunger hit. The nurses at first had felt challenged to fatten him up, but Dr. Hayani intervened and imposed a diet low in fat, free of sugar, and heavy on st...
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2010 for the course LIT 301 taught by Professor Dra during the Spring '10 term at American College of Computer & Information Sciences.
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