Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir - Chapter 5 and Aftermath Summary & Analysis

John Gunther
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Chapter 5 and Aftermath Summary and Analysis

Chapter 5. During the two weeks after the surgery, the family watched carefully. The bulge not only disappeared, but it became a concavity. Johnny was upset and remarked that he was always in a haze. Frances went to visit her sister to get away from all the stress for a short while. On May 15, Johnny was cleared to go home. He stayed relatively well for a while, although it was increasingly difficult for him in regards to motor skills. He had difficulty with shoelaces and his belt. His left hand was clumsy and wouldn't open properly. However, his brain still remain sharp, and Johnny frequently helped his father with his work and continued to do his own schoolwork. The family received the news that he was able to graduate with his class.

Johnny's graduation date was June 4, and...

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