One day at his station, Todd started coughing and hiccuping incessantly. Pounding his chest, he raced out the door and was blinded by the sun. He hadn’t been out in days.
“Todd! Are you OK?” his neighbor Amy questioned, concerned.
“About ... to die ... from coughing,” he panted.
“And you came ... outside?” Amy asked slowly, not believing it.
“Does your mother know where you are?”