The Last Leaf The Last Leaf
By O. Henry ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) Creative Commons Photo by Nephelim Many artists lived in the Greenwich Village area of New York.... The Last Leaf

By O. Henry
ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 1)

Creative Commons Photo by Nephelim

Many artists lived in the Greenwich Village area of New York. Two young women named Sue and Johnsy shared a studio apartment at the top of a three-story building. Johnsy's real name was Joanna.

In November, a cold, unseen stranger came to visit the city. It was a disease. This disease, called pneumonia, killed many people. Johnsy lay on her bed, hardly moving. She looked through the small window. She could see the side o...

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