“Tell me a story, Grandma,” a young boy asked his grandma as he climbed into the sheets of his bed.
“You had a busy day with the doctors, Gregor, and you had just returned home,” his grandma replied. “You need your rest.”
Gregor had been in the local hospital for over two weeks for his ailing condition. Often times, he would cough phlegm and have bouts of breathing difficulties. His illness has left him fatigued and underweight for his age. It was not new for him; he’s been sick like that since he was a baby (in other words, about twelve years). Still, he wished he could spend an entire year without seeing a doctor, let alone going to a hospital, for his condition. In fact, much of this year was him feeding the squirrels in his yard, or watching the other kids running around, tackling each other on the ground, or clashing each other with wooden swords, re-enacting