Friday, August 13, 2010

Just call him Sweet Pea

Well, it sure was better than finding out it was cancer.

Still kinda amazing to me however.

Docs discover pea sprouting in Mass. man's lung
By Steve LeBlanc - Associated Press

BOSTON — The doctor confirmed the good news for Ron Sveden once the mass in his left lung came back from the lab: He didn't have cancer. He had a pea sprouting inside his chest.

"A couple days in a dark, wet environment, I'd sprout too," Dr. Jeff Spillane said Thursday. "It definitely had a sprout."

It was a long way from the diagnosis Sveden, 75, had feared when he arrived at Cape Cod Hospital on Memorial Day weekend.

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