Annie’s brows drew together at the unfamiliar word in her third-grade history lesson. She swiveled from her screen to face her mother.
“What are doctors?”
“They were people specially trained to care for sick people.”
Annie was still perplexed. “What’s sick?”
Her mom patted the place next to her on the sofa. “Come here, and I’ll explain it to you.”
With her daughter settled in, she began.
“Do you remember when all your goldfish died?”
“Yeah. Goldilocks …