Weeks after beginning its winding journey, a redirected letter finally finds its destination. In our eagerness to open it, we almost tear in half the neatly folded crisp white sheet that lists a series of results: angina, pass; asthma, pass; preeclampsia, pass; bulimia, fail, could not elicit history of vomiting; croup, pass. The list continues to a dispassionate conclusion that the candidate has demonstrated adequate knowledge at the examinations of the Australian Medical Council (AMC) to secure a passing grade. The accompanying card graciously thanks us for our tutoring 1 year ago. We stare wordlessly at the sheet, our joy obliterating its sterility.
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