Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Linda Back McKay is an independent advertising and marketing writer and director in the Twin Cities. Her most recent books are “The Next Best Thing” poetry and “Out of the Shadows” stories of adoption and reunion. More at http://lindabackmckay.com. And thanks to KFAI radio in Minneapolis where this work was recorded.