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Emma

Background sounds from an emergency operating room (electrocardiogram, respirator, etc.).

Doctor (background): Scalpel!

Old woman: My name is Emma; I’m 92 years old.

Doctor (background): Clamp!

Old woman: And today is my last day.

Doctor (background): Hang on, Emma!

Old woman: I’ve had a good life, full of joy and love.

Doctor (background): Come on…

Old woman: I’m now leaving peacefully, in my home, surrounded by my loved ones.

Sound of an electrocardiogram flatlining.

Doctor (background): We’ve lost her.

Background sounds continue.

Young girl: That’s what I would have said, if I wasn’t killed today at the age of 7, hit by a car driving just a little too fast.

Narrator: You’ll have a whole life on your conscience. No speeding. No remorse. A message from the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec.