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I wouldn't worry about it.
You wouldn't, huh?
Nah! The human body is prone to knots and bumbs. I mean, we, we, we, we get more and more like trees as we get older.
God... what if it's Dutch Elm disease?
Referenced in Lou Grant: Inheritance