Carl Klutzke (sirvalence) wrote,
Carl Klutzke

100 Stories #74: Civil Wrongs

Breathless, he rushed to the front desk. "I'm John Goldberg. My wife, Mary Goldberg, was brought here after the accident."

Keyboard clicks. "Ah, Mister Goldberg. Do you have contact information for Mary's family?"

"I'm her husband."

"Not legally. A routine exam determined that Mary is a virgin. An unconsummated marriage isn't recognized by law. So you're just her roommate."

"I, er, have a condition. So we've remained celibate. But our sex lives are none of your business!"

"Sorry, sir, the state constitution says differently. Now, do you have contact information for Mary, um, Jefferson's family? We need their insurance information."
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