The next day, Kelley went to the hospital to speak with her aunt’s oncologist, Dr. Barnes. The hospital was busy with people entering and exiting. As Kelley walked toward the entrance, a blue, Ford pickup truck pulled into the circle drive near the door. She watched as the driver got out and walked around to the passenger side.
He opened the door and helped a frail, weak-looking man out. An orderly rushed over with a wheelchair and helped the man into the chair.
Kelley noticed a badge hanging from the rearview mirror. It read: Novalis. Kelley sighed angrily. Novalis was a chemical weapons company turned bio-tech company. They marketed themselves as the savior to the world's food supply, but she remembered how they got started. They sprayed chemical weapons on American troops and Vietnamese civilians during the Vietnam War.
Tigers don’t just change their stripes, she thought. Corporate propaganda is just white wash that conceals dirt.
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