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"The Woman in the Room" is a short story written by Stephen King, included in his 1978 collection Night Shift.

Plot Summary

Narrated from the perspective of a man burdened with deep remorse, pain, and inner demons, the story concerns his decision to euthanize his terminally ill mother with painkillers.

Adaptations

The story was adapted by Frank Darabont into a short film in 1983.

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