“I will leave you two boys to it; I’m off to the kitchen. If you need me give me a call.” With that, Glenys was on her way. I placed a footrest at the side of John’s lounge chair, his left-hand side. I started the conversation by again telling John that it was a great privilege to meet him. With much effort and with associated heavy breathing, John lifted his head and smiled. This time John began to speak. His speech was an almost inaudible whisper. The effort was extremely burdened and strained. I would even describe it as being excruciating. However, even for this obvious energy sapping difficulty, John was trying to formulate words.
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