Recessive Genes Essay

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                             Recessive Genes
"Let's go to the doctor", I said. "He has a sickness called anemia, he had got it from his ancestors that had it. He has their full blood. He does not have it all the time.
"Let's go?" My husband said.
"Yeah, let's go" I said.
"Now?" he asked.
"Yes, now" I yelled.
"Is there a cure for the sickness?"
"I don't think so, but we will find out when we get there"
"Get where?"
"The hospital" My husband started to drive to the doctor and I was in the back seat with my son. "Do you know where you going?" I said. "Yes I do," he said. He was right; we arrived at the hospital and got down. We looked at our son turning blue. My son's height ...view middle of the document...

"Alright, I will let him know" she said nodding.

"Kai...Kai?" Doctor Frank said looking around. "There's your doctor, Kai you think you are ready?" I asked. "Yes mom" he said. We walked up to him and Kai was holding my hand tightly. "Step up on the scale Kai" doctor frank said. "Wow! you grew a lot!, you are a big boy aren't you" he said. "You can step off the scale now Kai, and you and your parents go to room 116 ok?" "Ok" Kai said. When he stepped into the room, he turned bright blue. "O my god!" one doctor said when she came in. "What happened!" she asked. I explained that it was a sickness and it was never harmful to him, and she gave a smile on her face. "Okay Kai, take out your arm and I will give you a shot" she said. "Look away Kai, don't look, think about the best gift you ever wanted to have, good boy!" she said while she used a syringe to inject in a medicine to help him from getting sick. "Okay Kai, we are done, you were a strong boy! good job! Kai" she said. "There will be a health expert that will come in and ask you a few questions in a few minutes," she told me. "Ok" I said.

"Hello, my name is Mister Jim, and I heard about your son's disease, and you understand why, right?" he asked. "Yes, I understand." I answered. Then he got out a clipboard with a form clipped onto it, then he got a pen from his shirt pocket, and clicked it open, then he looked up at me. "Has he been having any fever?" he asked. "Umm...no" I said. "Not at all?" he asked again. "Yes" I answered. "Has he ever been barfing? coughing? Are there any sight of symptoms?" He asked. "No." I replied again. Then he started jotting things down on his sheet. "Does he have asthma?" he asked. "Never" I said. "Okay, looks like he has a disease of anemia" he said with a frown. "Yes, I knew he had this disease, but the question is if you have a cure for this type of disease?" I asked. "Yes" he said happily. "Just wait here and I will bring the cure for him". "Thank you so much," I told him.

"Kai, how are you feeling?" I asked. "I am okay mom" he replied. The door opened and Mister Jim came in with a little bottle. It looked like a bottle of pills inside. "These are his pills that he has to take, once a week, on Sundays and Mondays only," he told me." Thank you very much for your support mister Jim." "Tomorrow he has to skip school because he needs some rest when he takes his pills, just for today he rests tomorrow," he told me. "Ok, thank you again and I will see you next week Thursday." I told...

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