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Unformatted text preview: My grandmother starts complaining to me about the situation, but all I could do is shrug my shoulders and say, "Well, we got this far. I guess we'll just have to hold on for a while longer." After what seemed like three hours, my grandmother's name is called by the nurse. In the hospital room, she leaves four vials of blood for the testing procedures. Due to her age, this loss of blood caused her to feel weak. So she has to lie on a gurney for about a half-hour sipping fruit juices until she regained her strength. Needless to say, this is not my grandmother's favorite routine, and she let all her friends know what an ordeal this trip causes her. Prepared by Dr. John Nace and Dr. Jay Howard, Learning Lab, Community College of Philadelphia, January 2000...
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- Spring '08
- English-language films, Grammatical tense, grandmother, Dr. John Nace