He looked at his naked body through the mirror and cursed as he saw the long brace on his right leg. He wanted to remove and throw it in the trash can. But then he wouldn’t be able to walk. So he just gritted his teeth and put on his everyday clothes.

He stepped outside the apartment where he lived alone and was greeted by the sunlight. The weather was balmy. He smiled to himself as he limped towards the station to sit by the bus window and look at the colors of the world.

Life was good after all.