It was just an average Sunday, special only in how coveted golden weekends can be 8 months into intern year. I had planned to spend the day rejuvenating the best way I knew how—by playing as much soccer as possible—and was particularly proud that I had managed to squeeze in an afternoon haircut between 2 games. Resting in the salon with warm water running through my hair and a towel draped around my shoulders, I received a text from my mom. My dad had suffered a cardiac arrest.
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