107. Help Him Die
Nick was old. Nick was old and sick.
wife was Sherry. Sherry was younger than Nick.
was older than Sherry. Nick was 81. Sherry
61. They had been married for 41 years.
loved each other. “Kill me,” Nick said. “You
you love me. If you really love me,
will kill me.” “I will not kill you,”
said. “You will get better. The pain will
away.” Nick had cancer. He had lung cancer.
used to smoke. He used to smoke cigarettes.
used to smoke two packs of cigarettes a
. Nick was in pain every day. “This cancer
killing me,” he said. Sherry said, “If the
is killing you, it doesn’t need my help.”