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Dying

I sat next to him in the hospital room, waiting for the doctors to come in. It was obvious that something was wrong with him for quite some time, and every one wanted to talk about it, except for him. The silence was almost unbearable, and it seemed like words only made things worse.

Finally, a knock on the door, and the doctor steps in. In his white coat and tie, he seemed so professional, like someone who would finally have the knowledge to give us the answers. I was anxious to hear what he said, and quickly stood up at his arrival, but Bill didn't even glance up at his coming in.

As he engaged Bill in some conversation about his symptoms, it was quite clear by Bill's short gruff answers that he did not desire to discuss the problem.

Finally the doctor turned to address me, and Bill returned to his magazine. He always read those magazines, but never did anything with them. But that is how he lived his life. Always learning how to do new things, but never doing them. Meeti…

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