The Medical Business (100 words Flash)

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Dr. Gandhi’s nameplate had many degrees.

Chunky paid the fees and entered his office.

“What is your difficulty?” the doctor asked

“Have come to you for identifying that.”

The doctor laid him on the examination table and inspected him with the stethoscope and

sphygmomanometer wrote a list of investigations and medicines.

“What’s my disease?”
“Tests will only confirm.”

“Not you, with so many titles and a fat fee?”

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“Degrees justify my remuneration, which takes care of my family expenses, the percentage from investigations pays my student loan, medicine companies sponsor my foreign trips,” Doctor smiled.

“Excellent business.”

About Sanjoy Dutt

Sanjoy Dutt, an engineer, and a linguist is passionate about traveling and writing. He has lived and worked in various places in India and Nepal and now lives in America. While exposed to the struggles of life in early childhood he is a strong believer that challenges in life makes you stronger. He and his wife Lindsay enjoy exploring areas of the US and occasionally struggle with the pots and pans in the kitchen. Sometimes the experiments are delightful.​ Sanjoy has written travelogues and short stories for various journals in Bengali and English. As a child, Sanjoy loved drawing pictures. He has done all the illustrations for his book 'Calcutta in Shorts'.
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