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He was dressed like an operetta sailor in light blue clothes that looked like they were made for a barge cruise. He was short and his face was very gray.

He said, "I'm sorry, but your friend died last night at 10:00 p.m... A family member called from the United States shortly thereafter to see how she was doing. We told him about her death. We asked if a relative would come from there to deal with the aftermath. The answer was very clear: "No, nobody will come"... For her personal effects, continued the resuscitator, you have to see with the hospital's administrative reception in charge of entries and exits, to the left on the first floor."...


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