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Granny Weatherall lies in her bed as Doctor Harry examines her. She considers him far too young to be a real doctor. Granny Weatherall scornfully tells him to take his schoolbooks and leave because there is nothing wrong with her. He feels her forehead and tells her that if she is a good girl she will be on her feet again soon. Granny Weatherall takes offense at being called a girl and tells the doctor that it is wrong to speak to an eighty year old woman that way. She reminds him to respect his elders. He responds by calling her "Missy" and warns her to stay in bed until she is well. Granny again claims that she is fine. Her bones feel loose and Doctor Harry appears to be floating around the bed, but she refuses to admit that she is ill...

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