Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

But if my aunt could expand her vocabulary simply by going off a useless antipsychotic and onto Zyprexa—in middle age!—imagine what else she might have been capable of over the course of her life, if only she’d been given a half, a quarter, a hundredth of a chance.

Source: Jennifer Senior, “The Ones We Sent Away” (The Atlantic)

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