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  •  That is what I thought later about the x-ray tech. (0+ / 0-)

    I had an x-ray tech after getting hit by a car who just seemed vicious.  I think now, years later, that there was no way for her to work with me without causing me pain and just had to get it over with quickly.

    That passed by; this can, too. - Deor

    by stevie avebury on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 08:05:29 AM PDT

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    •  In a child welfare situation years ago (0+ / 0-)

      I asked a mother how she felt about the emergency room treatment her small child had gotten.   SHe told me that she thought the doctor mean and unfeeling.

      The Dr. On the other hand said, 'yeah, there as no way I could do that procedure without inflicting the pain, so I did my work, and got out of there as fast as I Could.'  He was actually glad he had to move on to the next case.  In NYC there is always a next case....

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