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Christ Almighty. Jesus." He shook out his handkerchief. She looked at him,
mentally withdrew the lie, and then spoke. "Well, I think," she said, "I think that if
he's sick— like she is too, if you like — then I think we let them get sick." "What?" "
Because of always being afraid. To do anything." "You can't put a sick man out on
the street. You can't put someone who's ill on a park bench, in a bread line. You
can't." "If you're afraid, you can't. No." "He's not an ordinary person!" Nick's eyes
Not his." "Well, how do you kick him out, then? Tell me, for God's sake, how do
you kick him out of here, his own home? Nobody ever kicked me out." "Because
you went out. What is not normal here at all is thinking — even having to think —
about kicking him out. You shouldn't have to. Under circumstances — different
ones, normal ones — you'd never even have to think that. He'd just go." Rosetta
watched Nick's face. He looked sick himself, she thought. His eyes, tired and full
of fear, ...
"I told you. I told you. We've got to do something." There was a sound of shuffling.
Rosetta had begun to straighten the furniture and to fuss with the room. "I don't
understand — I will never understand you, Nick." Little Bones threw up. Rosetta
approached the other side of the curtains. Nick's voice 119.
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