COMING HOME AGAIN
Philip R. Sullivan
Published by Foremost Press at Smashwords
Copyright 2011 Philip R. Sullivan
“I’m sorry,” replied Dr. Morley.
“Couldn’t it be benign?”
“It would’ve been possible before we did the liver biopsy, Mrs. Gerard . . . but not now.”
“Oh God . . . I was hoping . . .”
Dr. Morley said nothing. His lower lip puckered a little while his eyes alertly appraised her response.
“It’s just . . . I can’t really believe it. I knew he was losing weight. And he had this drawn look on his face. He even said he was feeling rotten, which was a lot for him, because he’s not the sort to go around complaining about his health. . . .”