The story behind a Sunnyside tragedy
Every Day Health (excerpt)
When Rory (Staunton) fell and cut his elbow on Tuesday, March 27 while playing basketball at the Garden School in Queens, N.Y., it wasn’t particularly gruesome. So scant was the blood, his gym teacher covered it with a bandage and sent him on his way.
The next day, Wednesday, the cut reopened. This time, Rory was given two bandages. He seemed fine otherwise, so the teacher opted not to send him to the nurse. It was just a simple scrape.
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