Sloan, Eileen
July 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/18/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 2, p175
Academic Journal
The article discusses the author's experience of visiting her terminally ill friend. She got lost several times, take wrong turns, her normally keen sense of direction failing her. Her friend has changed but she is not shocked. They talked about his death and the provision he has made for his family. She was in labour when a memorial service was planned in the city.


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