The Sick Girl

A story of mine, “The Sick Girl” has just been published in The Rusty Toque. This innovative online magazine has editors in London and Toronto and publishes art, reviews and writing.

Mary is twelve. She has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease after several months of sweaty nights, swollen lymph nodes, weight loss and her family doctor’s initial, casual suggestion of growing pains. Growing pains? That’s not even a real condition,” her mother says after a day at the university library

Read the rest at The Rusty Toque.