Cord’s Heart Remains

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Our colleague Cord Jefferson’s been in Saudi Arabia for what feels like a billion years. And, as some of you may know, he traveled over yonder to donate a kidney to his father, a surgery that goes down today. Never fear, however, because Princess Cordless going to come out on top:

Still fuming in the stink of an iodine shower, an IV drip in my right hand making my typing difficult, I’m buzzing from a sleeping pill and thinking about what’s right to write when one will be waking up to a whole new life.

How about this:

I am not scared, because every last little thing was worth it.

We can’t wait to see your sick scar, mister J!