May 13, 2002. A patient was wheeled into a private room accompanied by a female companion named Chona. She was 23 years old about to turn 24 a month after. She was the eldest among 4 siblings and her parents were divorced. She was living with 2 of her younger sibling (ages 18 and 12), both of her parents were in the USA together with the 2nd child in the family.