Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Chivalry is not Dead
Today I heard a story about a man and a woman who had been married 73 years. She had cared for him for nearly a decade; he had Parkinson's Disease and complications. One night they both went to the hospital by ambulance. She had had a stroke that left her with significant impairment, but overall she was in much better condition than her husband. In the morning the young doctor went in to check on his patients and the wife had died during the early morning hours. The doctor was quite surprised, as her vital signs had been stable throughout the night. "What happened?" he asked the husband, who seemed amazingly calm and accepting. "A gentleman always lets the lady go first." The husband passed that night. This was a true story.
at May 22, 2012
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