Transcript of original artwork for Mom’s Cancer
I used to wonder how perfectly nice families could disintegrate in a crisis. Now I know.
Everyone is doing everything they can. But some of it conflicts, and none of it is enough. The stakes are too high.
We’re impatient, snappy. A two-hour drive to Impressive Hospital is a trial of tongue-biting stamina and seething tension.
My wife said one of the wisest things I ever heard:
“When people face an emergency, they just become more of what they already are, like they get superpowers.”