A God in Ruins - Chapter 12: 1960 - His Little Unremembered Acts of Kindness and Love Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12 takes place in 1960. It is the story of Nancy's illness and the cause of her death, as well as how it impacted her family.

Nancy was teaching when she came down with a terrible headache. Soon after her first strong headache, Nancy visited the eye doctor who confirmed her headaches were due to poor vision. He prescribed her reading glasses and sent her on her way. That night, Nancy suggested that she, Teddy, and Viola move to York. In the future, Nancy would wonder if she had some sort of premonition the night she suggested moving, since at the time, she didn't know she would be dying soon thereafter.

Over time, Nancy began having trouble with everyday tasks. She dropped the lamb roast while taking it out of the oven, had numbness and a...

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