Tag: Death

Has She Had Menopause Yet?

“Has she had menopause yet?”  This tell-tale question would be the main indicator leading the lawyers to not pick up the case of Ruth’s death. In a March 26, 2015 LA Times report, a young plaintiff named Anna Rahm won $28 million compensation against Kaiser Permanente for a medical error doctors committed.  At issue was …

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In the Aftermath of a Rape

You know the scenario.  Following the horror and trauma of a heinous rape, the victim goes to the authorities to try to get some redress for the tragedy that just happened.  But the person in charge glibly responds, “Well, you shouldn’t have worn such promiscuous and revealing clothing.” Such a response would be considered heinous …

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An Asian Departure

My mother passed away today.  She was 88. And in Viet-Nam. I wept all day.  For a life that had suffered a lot. Through wars and strife and sorrow. But the ending was calm. The death was expected.  I got the call on a few days earlier, notifying me that my mother was fading. I …

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