Dave Galanter
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Subj: Re: OneMore Day part 1 ASM 544 [SPOILERS]
Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 at 11:58:08 pm EDT
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Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 at 12:59:24 pm EDT

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> I thought the focus on paying for May's care was good and the dialogue was believable. My only gripe was the doctor'smention of moving May to the "Charity Care ward" Hospitals have charity care wards?

Depends on the hospital, but yes. It's usually a low-cost or free clinic, typically for the people without insurance. The very poor can be covered (even retroactively) by Medicaid, but those without private insurance but not poor enough to get Medicaid are the ones going to the free clincs.

Considering May's age, I'm surprised she isn't registered on Medicare, but since Peter is doing everything under alternate/false names, it wouldn't go through.

> The doctor recognizing Peter wasn't any surprise as he has been in the news all the time. His wife still has her redhair andis well known. Certainly if the doctor recognized them others in the hospital would. The doctor also showed them them newspaper with the headline "SpidermanUnmasked"That papermust be months old. What they don't have new papers andmagazinein the waiting room?

Hospital wards are notorious for having older papers and magazines. And in the Marvel timeline, it wasn't that long ago that Peter unmasked.

And as for MJ, she was a soap opera actress and was in some C-list movies. Hardly "recognize in public by anyone at any time" material. Fanatic fan, yeah, Joe Q public, no.

> Also on future issues of the storyline Dr. Strange is pictured. I don't think Strange is going to want to help Peter. Just recently in World War Hulk he was asked to banish Hulk to another faraway place but he refused saying something like "We created the problemwe have to deal with it."

The reason Steven said no to that is because he has exciled the Hulk to another dimension before, and he came back. He refused to kill the Hulk because he won't cross that moral line.

>Joe Q public, no.

Heh. Good one!

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