Cathedral - A Small, Good Thing and Vitamins Summary & Analysis

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A Small, Good Thing: A Small Good Thing begins with Ann Weiss ordering a cake for her son Scotty’s birthday. However, on the day of Scotty’s birthday, he is hit by a car. He makes it home after the accident before passing out, and his mother takes him to the hospital. The doctors in the hospital tell Ann and her husband Howard that everything seems fine. Scotty could wake up any time.

A day goes by, and another, and Scotty remains in a coma. When Howard, and then Ann, go home, they receive calls from the baker, asking whether they forgot Scotty, or saying that Scotty is all ready. Howard and Ann do not know that it is the baker calling though, and they are terrorized by the calls. After a few days in a coma, Scotty dies, and...

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