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6 am: Surgical corridor: #MedicalPhysicist walking briskly, heard sobbing, turns, & see O-arm sobbing in the corner

MP (shocked & surprised): O’ what happened to your face? Were you in a brawl again? Didn’t I warn you not party late-night.

O-arm: Doc, wait a minute, listen to me doc, I am a docile guy, I don’t go to bars, except to that "Ministry of B" with Ur friend who drives car w a cute name ‘1HMRSI’

MP: Then, what happened to your face?

O-arm: Well yesterday surgeon doing spinal surgery called for me. Since I got an upgrade for 'long bone imaging', I was rushing. Elevator door struck my face.
You know doc, new elevator guys don’t have any respect. In fact, I put my face to protect a doc getting squashed

MP: Then why are U sobbing? Is Ur face still hurts?

O-arm: I am sobbing not because I am hurt, I am sobbing because I wasn't able to help the surgeon. My upgrade could have helped the patient quite well. At least my cousin was around the corner, & she came to the rescue.

MP: Who is your cousin?

O-arm: You know her doc, U, Stretch and Ur buddy J, test Corgi on her all the time, like you do with me. We are cous’ doc – help each other

MP: Alright then, stop sobbing, I will check with service guys & put in a good word to handle you with care.


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