The Running Dream - Chapter 3 - Straightaway Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 - Straightaway Summary

While Jessica is in science class, she gets a note stating that she is supposed to go to Dr. Wells' office. The report is excellent. She is ready for a prosthesis. After talking with the doctor, they decide to use Hank Kruber, the man that she had originally referred to as Hankenstein, for her prosthesis. They got an appointment for the very next day in the morning.

Chloe, the receptionist, doesn't look like a typical office/nurse worker. She tells Jessica that she relates to her. She is a below-the-knee amputee herself - a result of cancer that she had when she was a child. As she walks away, Jessica is flabbergasted.

Following Chloe into the room for the appointment, Jessica watches her walk. It's very difficult to realize that she has prothetic. The doctor measures her stump, and...

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