“So what did she die of?” I said.
“A brain aneurysm,” replied the doctor.
“But she was healthy?” I said.
“True, but she fell within in the age group, and women are more prone to aneurysms than men. Also, genetics play a contributing factor,” said the doctor.
Staring down at my coffee mug, I saw a group of tiny bubbles on the coffee’s surface.
My mother the self-taught investor who had survived the Dot Com Bubble, the Housing Bubble and a slew of other economic bubbles was killed by …
“A brain bubble?” I said.
“Basically, yes,” said the doctor.
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