Human Parts
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Human Parts

Letting Go of the Ones We Love

Sometimes, autonomy is the greatest gift

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MyMy friend is fighting for his life. He had an emergency surgery that led to an infection that led to a second emergency surgery, then a third, followed by setback after setback. He is now malnourished and his malnourishment is wreaking havoc on his newly frail form. It could kill him.

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