First Do No Harm Taylor And Landon Character Analysis

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This dilemma is seen throughout the entire novel, First, Do No Harm by Lisa Belkin. Its presence is felt in Taylor, Landon, and Patrick’s stories. In Taylor and Landon’s, their parents are being pulled in two different directions and everyone is telling them they should do different things for their babies. Taylor’s parents held on for a very long time but decided that Taylor would not be happy living the life she was handed. One doctor said how he felt on the matter on page 201 based on Taylor’s situation, “We can’t save them all, and we shouldn’t always try.” Taylor’s parents chose Quality and to let nature decide and take her off her ventilator. Landon’s parents chose Quantity and the life-saving procedure but after years of doctors poking
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