Pegah was the head nurse of the surgical department of a hospital.
Between all the patients on the crowded floor, a couple drew my attention. The wife was sick, and the husband brought her from their village to the big town for her critical surgery. She had a tumor in her brain, and it was going to be a very complicated operation.
The wife insisted on going home and said she doesn’t need surgery. She reminded her husband that they couldn’t afford the hospital, and for a fifty percent chance of surviving, it won’t be smart to do the surgery.
Out of their conversations, I figured that they have two children, their daughter was in university and their son in high school. Every night the husband called from a payphone in the hallway to his son, and the conversation was always the same: “Your mother is fine, we…
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