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In by Chris on August 23, 2011 at 3:10 pm

Florence’s aunt had a confused expression at the Thanksgiving table. She rubbed her chest and eventually left the dining room coughing. Her heart had betrayed her.

“She’ll lose a lot of blood,” said the surgeon to the family as he pricked each of their arms. “Hopefully one of you will be a close enough match so that she can get her transfusion from inside the family.”

Later on, Florence watched as her aunt, now a pale woman bent around the chest, was wheeled into the operating room.

When she returned, she returned with a clear heart full of Florence’s blood.

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