Picket Fence Syndrome

A doctor delivers a devastating diagnosis

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Rowan shuffled through a waiting room magazine, checked his watch, and ignored the cooking show on the TV in the corner. Beside him, Maggie squeezed his hand and tried not to look as worried as he was.

A nurse called his name and they headed back to Dr. Black’s office, only to wait several more minutes before finally the man came…