“She died, Aly. She died because of Daddy.”
How many different kinds of pain there are? “Yes, AJ. Perhaps in part. But part of the blame belongs to the hospital. Part belongs to the medical care system as a whole. And a lot belongs to the lack of a donor. No matter what the paper says, no matter what the Lawlers said, Annie needed a heart-lung transplant. They can’t transplant something they don’t have. Without a donor, without another child dying somewhere, Annie couldn’t receive her new heart and lungs. And even if they did find a donor, that’s a very, very dangerous operation. We don’t know that she would have lived even if she had the surgery.”
“But she might have,” A...
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