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His name is Bob and he is a mechanic 
He suffers from liver disease 
But doesn't panic

He is in need of a transplant
It's very urgent 
He hasn't had a drink in seven months 
He has a wife and a daughter who just graduated from law school
She offers him some champaign to celebrate n asks if that's cool 

He refuses but she insists 
He has just one glass then takes a seat 

He's been waiting for six months 
And today we finally found a donor
He is so excited and his family could not be happier 

The tests results show a percentage of alcohol in his bloodstream 
And now this changes everything 

Today I inform him and his family that he can no longer receive a new liver 
Immediately he begins to quiver 

He has been placed at the bottom of the list and there's nothing I can do 
Some rules just cannot be bent 
We should all follow through

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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