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What Is the What Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters XVI-XVIII Summary

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Chapters XVI-XVIII Summary and Analysis

At the hospital, they fill out a form and wait for a doctor. After an hour, they wonder what is taking so long and Achor Achor suggests it is because Valentino does not have medical insurance and perhaps they think he cannot pay for his treatment. Valentino agrees and shows the receptionist his credit card. The receptionist says it has nothing to do with money and a doctor will see him shortly. Three hours later, they are still waiting. Achor Achor suggests Valentino phone Deb Newmyer for advice. Again, Valentino agrees and rings her on his cell phone. Deb requests to speak to the receptionist, but when the receptionist hands the phone back, Deb tells Valentino they are short of staff, but if doctor does not see him in an half an hour, he should call her again.

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