“When It’s You” by Fred G. Leebron

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It starts small, but soon there’s some pain. Then, more pain. You should take it easy, or see a doctor, get some tests done, distract yourself, think positively, get a second opinion. We should make some calls, plan ahead, watch something funny, distract ourselves. I should call the nurse, hold your hand, tell you it’s okay. But it’s not okay. Not when it’s you.

When It's You

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About the Author
Fred Leebron has published three novels, a short novel, and dozens of short stories; he has also co-edited a Norton anthology and co-authored a textbook. Awards for his writing include a Pushcart Prize and an O.Henry Award. He directs writing programs in Charlotte, Roanoke, Gettysburg and Latin America.
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