Cardall's Analysis

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As Cordall’s condition deteriorated, the need more medication, and days slipping by while waiting on a donor heart he grew more anxious. He thought about his wife, young daughter and family; however, he did not know the tragedy that was about to occur. His younger brother, Brian who was suffering from mental illness was involved with an altercation with the police and collapsed after being tased. Brian was transported to a hospital with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in progress; however, he did not survive. Cardall did not provide in the memoir why his brother’s organs were not donated; however, bone and tissue were harvested. He was filled with grief and questions, why he had struggle his entire life with his congenital heart
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