Vital Signs

Are you psychotic, overdosing, or did you just forget your booster shot?

By Claire Cameron|Saturday, January 01, 2000
Eduardo rubbed his jaw and tried to open his mouth, wondering about the tight muscles in his face and neck that had plagued him all day. Then he noticed the flashing lights of a police cruiser in his rearview mirror. As an illegal alien in a battered pickup without cash, driver's license, or friends, Eduardo felt that this was becoming his worst nightmare.Charged with weaving across lanes and driving an unregistered vehicle, Eduardo spent the next two days in a holding cell. As the hours ...

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