How this began…

A 96 year old woman complains of abdominal pain.

Her loving son takes her to the emergency room.

A CT scan reveals a foreign object inside her abdomen in the area of her gall bladder.

The next morning she enters an inconspicuous operating room staffed with seasoned professionals.

Forty minutes later, she emerges from anesthesia groggy but alive.

But in the operating room, a crowd gathers.

Calls are made to several agencies not normally in the news.

The foreign object begins to emit a smell.

Security is summoned to the operating room…

Hazmat suits are removed from storage lockers.

Tape measures are removed from desk drawers.

Men and women call their husbands and wives…