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I'm Special (short story intro)

"Honey, what are you doing?  Come back here."
"Hey, don't go over there!  Do you hear me?  You'll get sick!"
"Savie, sweetheart, you have to come back.  You can't go there.  Don't go in there!"
I heard them all.  They kept calling, but I didn't listen.  They mean well, but they don't understand.  If any of them were to walk into this house and see what I see, they would get sick.  They would die.  But I won't get sick.  I won't die.
'Cause I'm special. _______________________
Nobody's sure where the disease came from.  Nobody knows who got it first.  Right now, all we want to know is how to stop it.  They've tried everything.  Doctors, scientists from all around the world have been in constant communication.  They set up a place for them to all work together, hoping to find a cure for the disease.  So far, no luck.  Sometimes it seems like they've found something.  One of the people they test it on will get be…