Doctor, Patient Have Wildly Different Definitions Of Word 'Hope'

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Doctor, Patient Have Wildly Different Definitions Of Word 'Hope'

WESTBROOK, ME— Terminally ill patient Wayne Lund and his physician have wildly differing definitions of the word "hope," it was revealed Monday. "Dr. [Robert] Petrakis said there's hope," said Lund, recently diagnosed with Wyckoff-Kleiner Disease, a rare degenerative brain condition that is 99.5 percent fatal. "If that's the case, I'm gonna beat this thing." Said Petrakis: "I told him, 'There's always hope... miracles do happen.' So, technically, I guess there's hope. But not really."


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