Stitches: A Memoir - Three and a Half Years After the First Diagnosis. I Was Fourteen (157-241) Summary & Analysis

David Small
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Three and a Half Years After the First Diagnosis. I Was Fourteen (157-241) Summary and Analysis

David was 14 by the time he had his surgery. He felt very safe in the hospital and thought of the medical personnel and doctors as extended family and protectors. They gave him a sedative, and the surgeons operated on him. The next thing he knew, he was in the recovery room. He discovered that the cyst was still in his neck and that he would need another operation. They were going to call a specialist to come in the next day. Insisting that nothing was wrong, they told him you get some rest.

That night Mama surprised David by visiting him in the hospital. When he asked her why she was there, she said she supposed she...

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