Thatcher is hospitalized with liver failure, and Meredith fights anger and guilt while deciding her responsibility. Sloan treats an octogenarian who wants an implant. Izzie's interference in Hunt's cancer case may have deadly consequences.

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Meredith & Lexi's father, Thatcher, walks into Seattle Grace with a need for a transplant that can not happen from outside his family due to his recent bout with alcoholism. A patient turns to Mark with a problem that his family feels is not exactly a problem. Written by Moviedude1

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Ralph Waite as Irving Waller says, "There's just gotta be more to life than eating pudding and watching CSI." Ralph Waite played Sheriff Montgomery in an episode of CSI in 2008. See more »

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Dr. Meredith Grey: We begining life with a few obligations. We pledge allegiance fusto the flag. We swear to return out library books. Buw as we get older, we take vows, we make promises, we get burdened by commitments. To do no harm, to tell the truth and nothing but. To love and cherish till death to us part. So we just keep running up a tab. Until we owe everything to everybody, and suddenly think "what the... "
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