Monday, January 26, 2009
“No, thank you” she politely responded after I asked if she wanted any breakfast.
Over the course of the afternoon she would periodically take a break from helping me in the garden to gulp down large amounts of water.
At 3:00 o’clock I went into the house, grabbed some almonds and offered them to her on my outstretched palm....“No, thank you” she again replied.
"Have you eaten yet today?” I asked.
“No” she said, with tears welling up in her eyes....”I can’t!”
So I asked her “Why?”
and she began to cry