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Sully

Donald “Sully” Sullivan is a resident of New Bath, a World War II veteran, and has been diagnosed with heart disease which will lead to congestive heart failure. Refusing to undergo risky surgery to have a defibrillator implanted due to his age, Sully has been given one to two years to live. He does not wish to trouble his son or his grandson with this news, and only tells a few select people, such as his best friend, Rub, and his former lover, Ruth. Sully accepts but values what limited life he has left, going out of his way to help others, such as Raymer digging up a grave or smashing Roy with a skillet to protect Ruth and her family. While out looking for Roy, Sully suffers a serious heart attack, during which time he is operated on and has a defibrillator installed. This allows Sully to...

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