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Old 12-29-2014, 04:09 PM
Abracadebra Abracadebra is offline
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When I was in nursing school, I had a clinical assignment at the hospital. The patient I was assigned had gangrene of the foot. I will never, as long as I live, be able to unsee or unsmell that.

I came upon a head-on accident just after it happened. It was low speed, so no fatalities, but the driver of one car kept screaming that her foot was killing her. I walked over to try to comfort her. The airbag had deployed in her face, so she couldn't see her feet. Her right foot had been snapped away from the leg bone and was hanging by the skin. I just held her until the ambulance came. I've never felt so bad for someone.

While pregnant with my son eighteen years ago, I read a true crime book about Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka. They were so depraved that I had nightmares about them. I actually threw that book away. I couldn't stand to have it in my house.