Art teacher - This character notices the bruises on the main character.
Aunt Betsy - The main character's aunt. This character is willing to have the main character stay with her for a weekend, but ultimately won't help the main character.
Aunt Nadine - The main character's aunt. This character a self-important, selfish phony who treats the main character as if she is beneath her.
Big lady - A large, strong, African American woman who comes to the main character's rescue.
Dora - This character is ten-years-old, still wets her pants, and is a spoiled only child.
Dora's mama - The main character lives with this character for a short period of time and this character only gives the main character white paper for Christmas.
Ellen's daddy - This character is a self-destructive, abusive alcoholic.
Ellen's mama - Unable to stand life with her husband anymore, this...
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