by Jessica L. Buike
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Copyright © 2011 by Jessica L. Buike
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As I stared into the dark churning waters, I felt a light mist on my palms and finally felt the reassurance that things were going to get better. With a parting glance, I turned away from the river and walked slowly towards the rest of my life.
I awoke with a start, drenched in sweat. Looking around, the room seemed unfamiliar and illuminated with the kind of dreary fluorescence that can only be found in a hospital. I didn’t have time to register much before a nurse rushed in, followed by a doctor.