New Life by Robt o’Rourke

Prompt: New Life | Genre: Drama | Word count: 1024
The doctor gently took off his glasses and stared directly at Maria.
‘I cannot be any more plain,’ the doctor said. ‘Your mother is dying. The dialysis is rapidly losing its efficacity. She must have a transplant. Soon. And the supply of donors is, well, limited.’
Maria returned his stare.
‘No, it is worse than limited. Because of your mother’s age; because of your mother’s condition and her other health issues – her heart, her vascular system, her lungs – and with a real shortage of external, you know, third party donors …’

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