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Cry in the Night

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1986
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6n014pd
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325758
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd

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Title Cry in the Night
Description But, before the doctor had time to wonder further, the young man was explaining, between gasps for air, "The problem is, two things--my wife is sick--she's bad, real bad, and we don't have any raoney--and--oh, my God, it just gets worse, I can't explain cause she is out in the car, and it's cold and, „ „" Tears spilled suddenly, drowning words. He tried again to explain but all George could understand was "Cold! Sick! Scared!" Sensing that the young man, really just a boy, had reached the breaking point and that further explanations at this time in his desperation were impossible, George interrupted, "She , your wife, is sick, and out in that cold car in this blizzard?" "Yes! We need help! But, where can we go? If we even could get a quilt, it would help. But who? Where?" "Well, first of all, let's get your wife in here and get her warm and see what the problem is and how best we can deal with it." Part of this problem was different from any George had encountered before. He had been taught how to cope with medical emergencies, and that seemed to be at least part of the young man's problem. "Yes! Yes! Please, oh, please!, the boy pleaded. Then in mounting desperation, "But, the money. Did I tell you we don't have any?" "We'll talk about money after we take care of the immediate emergency." "But, there's no place I can get any right now. But, please help her, I can't--I haven't--! won't--" and he broke down completely and sobbed hysterically* Shaking, sobbing, looking imploringly at the doctor, he took a step toward the door, the picture of despair and in dec is ion., "Go! Go quickly," George urged. "Think how your wife feels out in that cold car, alone, afraid, hoping," While the young man was gone, the doctor hurriedly stirred the fire and added coal. Then he gathered blankets, filled hot-water bottles, found clean towels. In the course of his looking, he 57
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Identifier 070_Cry in the Night.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325674
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd/325674