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Why Are You Here?

On her Facebook wall, Cindy writes: I had minor surgery yesterday at Providence Holy Family Hospital . Throughout the intake process I was asked repeatedly, "Do you know what procedure you're here for?" I thought, my gosh, if they don't know why I'm here, I'm in trouble! I started switching up my answers, "Liposuction," "Face lift," "Sex change." Derek apologized for me. "I'm sorry," he kept saying. "She's a journalist, snark is her second language."

Question: Do you have your usual sense of humor when you visit doctors?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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