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  • I thought probably I’d get pneumonia and die.
  • Anyway, I kept worrying that I was getting pneumonia, with all those hunks of ice in my hair, and that I was going to die.
  • After a while, just to get my mind off getting pneumonia and all, I took out my dough and tried to count it in the lousy light from the street lamp.
  • I guess I thought it’d take my mind off getting pneumonia and dying.
  • I started thinking how old Phoebe would feel if I got pneumonia and died.
  • I didn’t even feel like I was getting pneumonia or anything any more.

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  • A mild case of pneumonia is sometimes referred to as "walking pneumonia."

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