This is from Lisa Genova’s newest book, ‘Inside the Obriens’, a look at Huntingdon’s Disease and its effect on a family. This sentence struck me, as it probably will anyone who has witnessed someone close deal with severe illness:
“But she didn’t get better, and in fact she was worse and somehow farther away in the same bed each time he saw her…”
(Genova, Lisa. ‘Inside the Obriens’. London: Simon & Schuster, 2015).