MyDaily at Huffington Post:
By the movement of her lips, I knew she was yelling "Mom," over and over, but I couldn't hear the words . . . and involuntarily my eyes drifted away from her.
The mercy about dying is that as one loses oxygen to the brain, there is no fear or pain.
[The cardiologist] did warn my family that I most likely would not survive, and that, if I did, I would more than likely be a mental vegetable--and on some days, I do feel that way--cauliflower or rutabaga.
Without the Red Room, and the work of Gina, my kind, efficient, and persistent Red Room Editor, I would never have placed this piece. A big thank you to the Red Room for making this possible!
Causes Bonnie Roberts Supports
The Southern Poverty Law Center, The National Resource Defense Council, The ACLU, Doctors without Borders, Save Darfur