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The Wonders of the Automat

By Patricia Adams, published on Mar 15, 2012

...of the list. The children begin saving their nickels in a tin can labeled “Apple Pie at the Automat.”

In early spring, when the freezing cold of winter begins to thaw, we hear a loud thump from my dad's room. We rush upstairs and find him lying on the floor.

He has suffered a stroke.

In the following months, as summer approaches, any mention of New York City becomes taboo. The children still huddle around my dad's hospital bed, counting nickels into the can and whispering to him about apple pie from the Automat.

My dad never regains the use of his legs or his ... (more)

Tags: new york, parenting, family, stroke, children, travel, vacation, adventure, kids, food, apple, history, families, dream, mother, automat, eating, buick, family travel, police officer, caregiver

Stroke!

By Ed Attanasio, published on Aug 28, 2009

I haven't written for Broo in a while. I had a stroke about three weeks ago, and my writing ability has regressed to a high school level.

I was writing one morning and all of a sudden, without any warning, I couldn't read anymore. I decided I was probably wiped out by working too hard (12-14 hours, six days a week) so I decided to take a nap. One hour later I woke up and watched The View. Barbara Walter and Whoopi may have made the stroke worse. Can I sue them now?

I knew I was in trouble when I couldn't recognize Mickey Mouse. At that point, it was time to get to the hospital.... (more)

Tags: health, stroke, therapy

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