PERSONAL BAGGAGE
A Tale of Marriage, Medicine and Murder

Wheelchair

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Chapter 4: Chapter Four
"...Wheelchair-old Maureen worked accurately at a speed Penny could not match. She helped Dr. Scales’s tobacco-chewing patient into a Wheelchair, loaded up his belongings, and rolled him out to a room on South Hall. Following Maureen’s example, Penny opened the door for visitors and called the X-ray results ..."
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"... giggled like a school girl. “Both, if I can.” Later, her shift almost over, Penny completed her charting as the hall door crashed open and a Wheelchair carrying a pale woman in street clothes sped in with Maureen behind, pushing hard. “Dr. Ghent dismissed her this morning and they ..."
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"... into her husband’s car she collapsed.” Maureen positioned the Wheelchair next to the empty bed just inside the door. The nurses replaced the patient’s clothes with a hospital gown, helped her to lie down, then connected her to the heart monitor. Maureen yelled over her shoulder as she ..."

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Chapter 5: Chapter Five
"...Wheelchairsmall bandage on her forehead, the patient entered the Unit in a Wheelchair pushed by an ER tech and trailed by a short, wiry man and his two teenaged children. The man, whose face was a mustache, insisted on remaining at his wife’s bedside, but Penny finally persuaded him ..."

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Chapter 8: Chapter Eight
"...Wheelchairreached the airport, Faye parked in a spot for the handicapped and helped Penny escort Rev. and Mrs. Nichols from the car to the automatic door of the terminal. Penny and Faye pressed on into the terminal ahead of their father, who pushed his wife’s Wheelchair. He moved ..."
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"... be any stairs!” The long-faced ticket agent made a pained expression as two uniformed airline attendants arrived to push Mrs. Nichols’s Wheelchair, and Penny took her father’s arm. He walked as though his connective tissues could barely hold his bones together. Faye watched from ..."
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"... When they landed to change planes in Charlotte, Penny waited until the rest of the passengers had deplaned, then made her way over the wrinkles and the hump to the door and requested help. Attendants appeared with a chair, strapped Mrs. Nichols in, and carried her down to a waiting Wheelchair. ..."
"...Wheelchaird as she looked across the runway. She had spent the past four hours trying to find out what had happened to her family, had alienated several airline personnel, and lost her car keys. She noticed two flight attendants carrying someone down the steps of a tiny aircraft ..."

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Chapter 14: Chapter Fourteen
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"... amount, tipped him ten dollars. There was no answer to her knock on the door of her father’s apartment, but she found him in the nursing home pushing a Wheelchair containing her mother, whose white hair was in tight curls from a recent permanent. Rev. Nichols leaned over his wife, ..."
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"... and sad and tired at the same time, kissed her mother and hugged her father. “Let’s go to Mother’s room where we can visit,” her father said, directing the Wheelchair through a maze of hallways. Following her father, the room Penny entered had a bathroom just inside the door. ..."
"...Wheelchairway, Penny’s mother looked around, reaching out and picking up anything she could grab. When Rev. Nichols paused to catch his breath too close to a fire alarm, she managed to pull the handle, setting off insistent clanging and flashing lights. Her embarrassed husband apologized to the attendants, ..."
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"... breakfast. Mrs. Nichols resisted her daughter’s efforts at bathing and dressing, but Penny finally completed the job, placed her in a Wheelchair, and rolled her to the nursing home’s eating area where an attendant directed them to a table and brought two cups of coffee. Mrs. Nichols ..."
"...Wheelchairwashed her parents’ clothes the night before, but it was 10:30 Sunday morning by the time she finished ironing them and returned to the nursing home. Already dressed, Mrs. Nichols sat in her Wheelchair while Penny folded her clothes away into drawers. She placed her father’s clothes on ..."
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"... would be too hard on Mother! She’s in pain,” he snapped. Asking her father to find the church channel, Penny sat on the couch beside her mother’s Wheelchair and turned the pages of the magazine she had brought. He stood up, changed the channel, and came to sit beside Penny while ..."
"...Wheelchairuse her mother seemed uninterested in verbal communication, Penny wheeled her back to her room, hoping that less activity and more familiar surroundings would improve her concentration. Closing the bathroom door against the stench of ammonia, Penny arranged the Wheelchair so that her mother faced the wall on which ..."

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Chapter 17: Chapter Seventeen
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"... fast,” said Rebecca Daniels, a South Station nurse, who rushed to help. They lifted Jane into a Wheelchair and as Rebecca bent to release the brake, Jane grabbed Rebecca’s stethoscope, pulling it from around her neck. Realizing she had left the Unit uncovered, Penny stepped back inside to ..."
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"... Friday, and then return for radiation and chemotherapy. I’ll call her this morning.” When breakfast arrived, Penny served Jane in her Wheelchair and then phoned Maureen. “Hello Lady.” “Hey girl. What‘cha doing calling me when you’re supposed to be working?” “Missing ..."

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Chapter 19: Chapter Nineteen
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"... go home,” Penny said, resting her head on the table. “Penny.” Leroy Crouch stood beside her with a Wheelchair. “You’re through for the night. CCU’s not busy, and I’ve pulled a nurse to finish out your shift.” “Thank you,” Penny said, her mind functioning again. ..."
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"... then settled into place. “Sit in the Wheelchair,” Mr. Crouch commanded. Penny sat, feeling stupid as he wheeled her onto the elevator and through the first floor hallways to the ER, where Flossie Mae helped her onto a stretcher and covered her with two blankets. “You’re probably ..."

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Chapter 26: Chapter Twenty-Six
"...Wheelchairoff her blood-spattered chemo garb, Penny ran to the storage alcove beside the elevator and speed-rolled a Wheelchair back to 406. She helped Carina lift Mrs. Banks into it and Carina pushed the patient, staring straight ahead, into an empty room, where Penny helped her transfer Mrs. Banks into ..."

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"Healthcare can be murder. "Personal Baggage" is a novel from Margaret McMillon discussing the current issues surrounding the modern healthcare..."

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