An Emergency Situation
A man walks into a store followed by his 10-year-old son. The kid
is flipping a quarter into the air and catching it in his mouth. As
they continue on someone bumps into the boy at just the wrong moment and
the coin goes into his mouth and lodges in his throat. He immediately
starts choking, and the father starts to panic.
A well-dressed middle-aged and very-serious woman in a business suit is sitting at the coffee bar in the market reading her Wall Street Journal
and sipping on her latte. At the sound of the commotion she looks up,
puts her coffee down, carefully folds her newspaper and puts her purse
on it. Then she gets up from her seat and strolls toward the boy, who is
now turning blue.
When she arrives, the woman takes hold of the boy’s testicles and
squeezes gently at first, but then gets evermore firm. After a few
seconds the boy convulses violently and coughs up the coin, which the
woman deftly catches from the air. She then releases the boy, hands the
quarter to the father, and walks back to her seat in the coffee bar
without saying a word.
As soon as he is sure that his son is OK, the father rushes over to
the woman and starts thanking her saying, “I’ve never seen anybody do
anything like that before! It was fantastic. Are you a doctor?”
“Certainly not,” the woman replies. “I’m a divorce attorney.”