During a break in one of the interviews for Side Effects™, I overheard an exchange between two people on set whom I’ll refer to as Adam and Mark because of the sensitive nature of their conversation.
Adam told Mark in no uncertain terms that this project was a waste of time because all corporations, even credit unions, were the same: only in it for the money, unmoved by the human suffering all around them.
According to Adam, the stories of Side Effects, poignant and emotional as they may be, will make no difference in how we see and serve cancer patients and their families.
Was Adam right? In the months after his prediction, I didn’t know.
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