Bob hadn’t been feeling very well recently, so he went to his doctor for a complete checkup.
After giving Bob a thorough physical examination and running multiple tests on him, the doctor asked him to sit down and gave him the results.
“I’m afraid I have some very bad news for you”, the doctor said. “Unfortunately, you are dying and you don’t have much time left”.
“Oh no, that’s terrible”, Bob said, the colour draining out of his face as the gravity of the situation started to sink in.
He asked the doctor, “Well doctor, how long have I got?”
“Ten”, the doctor said sadly.
“Ten?” Bob asked. “Ten what? Months? Weeks? Ten What?”
The doctor replied, “Nine…”
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