Operating Instructions - Part 10 Summary & Analysis

Anne Lamott
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Part 10 Summary

Sam is now standing and being quite noisy. While Anne knows this is a normal part of his development, she often finds herself surprised at how vocal he has become. Meanwhile, Pammy learns that the cancer has spread to six of her lymph nodes. She remains optimistic and is spending a great deal of time researching treatment alternatives. Even so, she is clearly afraid that she won't be around to see Sam grow up, a prospect that makes both her and Anne quite sad.

Over the next few days, Pammy and Anne spend time together. Pammy's spirits remain high, and she even manages to joke about her cancer. She gets through her first round of chemotherapy relatively easily and decides that despite advice from well-meaning friends who suggest all sorts of alternative therapy, she will follow her doctor's advice and instructions. Eventually, she does try medicinal marijuana...

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