The last thing my mom said to me that I could understand was that she wanted to go home. I told her we were taking her home in the afternoon.
Author Wendy Hughes
During the Great Depression, there was intense competition for jobs, and resentment of Mexican immigrants. The plant, used by those immigrants as a recreational drug was demonized and a link made between the drug use and criminal or antisocial behavior.
I think few of us ever see anyone die, let alone see anyone die at home of natural causes.