Chapter Three
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I couldn't move.  Not even to blink or breathe.  I knew the news wouldn't be good but to actually hear the words caused every ounce of my strength to leave me.  My body refused to respond to any command issued to it.  All I found myself capable of doing was just sitting there and staring at him.  Cancer had been the bane of the human race for ages - despite efforts to eradicate the damned stuff.

"Nicki?" My doctor's gentle voice penetrated the fog clouding my mind.  Almost like a dagger piercing a marshmallow.

"Uh..." Yeah, there was no way my mind was ready to even make the attempt at putting a string of words together.

"I'm so sorry to have to be the one to tell you this." He continued when he realized the state I was in. &...

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