North Lake Retirement Home

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By John Homan

Rubbery egg salad sandwiches was all that was served on Sundays. Pork chops were on the menu but always “unavailable”. The chubby weekend nurse prowled the dining room cajoling everyone to “eat up so you can grow big and strong!” as she cackled loudly before slipping into the kitchen that definitely smelled of roast pork.

Luis took the opportunity to roll his wheelchair to the deserted North Wing. He kept seeing those strange lights there when he couldn’t sleep. The staff heard the door alarm but all they found was an empty wheelchair blocking the door.

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