The darkened room was quiet bar the ticking of a clock. A worker sat at a desk looking up occasionally to see if all was well. Such was the time of night.
Without warning, a loud noise was heard from where unknown. The silence was broken, first one then another joining. The unthinkable happening, a chain reaction had begun.
She rapidly pressed a button three times, a call for help, “I’ve officially reached critical mass.”
Help came running, people knowing their role. In time only the ticking clock was again heard.
It only takes one crying baby to set off a hospital nursery chain reaction.
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