From where I sit behind my desk I can hear him coming down the hall. His voice pierces the quiet calm of the office. Layered throughout I hear two additional voices: that of a woman, presumably the boy’s mother, and that of the medical assistant, soft and low. I have been forewarned about this boy. more»
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