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Choice by Jo McDougall | Tuesday, July 12, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 12th, 2016

Episode 644 of 781 episodes

You’ve come to the oncologist’s office to talk about your options. You view the scans, forgetting to breathe. “It’s metastasized.” He frowns, pointing to where and where. He ticks off the preferred treatment, the side effects, low rates of success. “It’s your choice,” he says, closing your folder, “but we need to start tomorrow.” You... Read more »

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