Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man

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In Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man, I describe my changing relationship with my brother. “On that Thanksgiving, we decided that we should all gather at my brother’s house and celebrate the holiday together. We brought all of the food to make a traditional Thanksgiving meal at his house and the children made some […]

Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man

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This passage is from Chapter 15. “We soon learned that not all aides were created equal in their compassion and dedication to their duties in providing my brother’s care. In the health care profession some health care providers approach the care of their patients as merely a job to be performed and others treat it […]

Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man

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This passage is from Chapter 15. I describe my reaction to one of my brother’s friends, who was a lawyer, yet still stood by and did nothing to prevent my brother from signing the ill-fated restaurant lease. “The question that occurred to me at the time and which still remains unanswered is why did my […]

Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man

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This passage is from Chapter 15, My Brother, A Dying Man. “I met with the psychiatrist a day or two before my brother was discharged for two reasons, mainly to obtain a better understanding of his level of mental impairment and secondarily to see if I could get the psychiatrist to give me some information […]