I entered the room. A lot of people, hustle and bustle. They were his loving relatives. I asked them kindly to go out because I had to examine the patient. So they did.
“You are very popular, Mr. X”, I said smiling.
All of a sudden he broke out in tears. I started worrying…
“Is everything OK? Do you have any pain?”, I asked immediately.
“Yes”, he uttered.
“Where?”, I continued with an emotion of urgency.
“In my soul”, he replied.
Within milliseconds, he broke me; we were both crying like little kids, whose treasured game had been broken…