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Andre was eager to get to work, but he didn’t even get to do anything but look around on the first day. Then several more days passed, and he hadn’t even been brought back to the gym. Then after resting one day, he woke up on a mat with the gym ceiling above him. Dr. Wong was there, telling him to sit up. He hadn’t really thought about it, but ever since his brain had been transplanted into this body, someone had helped him stand up. Even if it was to go to the bathroom. Dr. Wong was asking to stand up on his own for the first time. It was more difficult than Andre had imagined. She assured him; he could do it, but that it would be a challenge for his new nerve endings. For about a half an hour, he struggled. Then, with a little more effort, he pushed himself up to his feet. For a few moments, he felt like he was going to fall right back down, but he soon got his bearings. If this was how tough standing up was, he was a little nervous about what would be coming soon after.