The Man with Two Stumps

The government didn’t tell him the whole story about Agent Orange

The ravages of war-photo by Mary McGrath

The waiting room of the orthotic and prosthetic place was already crowded. They were running behind, so we had to push our wheelchair up the ramp and squeeze between four other patients who were also in need of assistance.

When you’re laid up, it’s easy to make friends with people who have similar afflictions. I imagine it’s kind…



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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.