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As the nurse removes the cap, its fresh newness gleams in the strip lighting. The point is tear drop shaped and hollow. Pushed gently into my arm by an expert hand, it first dents then pierces the skin, searching for … Continue reading
He pushes a bright red, plastic train on wheels. A blue dummy hangs from his mouth. He smiles at his mother as she bends down to remove it. Stiff-legged with the newness of walking, he toddles up the gentle slope.