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I Keep Calm And Carry On

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    I keep calm and carry on because I have to.  I remember very early in my career there was a man who arrived in the ER who had gotten out of control. He had some serious issues.  Violent, screaming, scratching, biting, spitting. . . not something you would expect from an adult...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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