August 28, 2009 "The nurse left work at five o' clock." Gary lifted his head from the newspaper. His heavy-lidded eyes always gave the impression that he was half asleep. I took it on faith that he struggled with back acne, the way he was always scratching at his neck.
August 22, 2009 The nurse left work at five o'clock. My heart stopped beating at 5:01.
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