Raleigh, North Carolina
Most of the story in "Getting Near to Baby" takes place here.
Aunt Patty's Roof
In a defiant move, Willa Jo and Little Sister refuse to leave this spot and their aunt is appalled at their behavior.
Liz Finger's Excavation
She shows the girls the huge cave that she and her brothers are digging in their backyard.
Vacation Bible School
Willa Jo and Little Sister only last one day here, refusing to return because they were made to sit in the grass where they were attacked by ticks.
Noreen and Milly take Noreen's daughters to this event where the baby drinks contaminated water.
Aunt Patty takes the girls to the this grocery store where Little Sister knocks over a tower of pickle jars.
Noreen associates the death of her daughter with this time of day.
After Baby dies, Noreen...
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