She is the protagonist of the story that spans her life from the age of seven to seventeen.
When Julie first encounters life with her, her prospects seem dark, but she loves Julie without measure and raises her as if she were her own daughter.
Aunt Cordelia's brother lives in the carriage house on the farm, where he and Aunt Cordelia grew up.
Julie's older sister who is seventeen at the time of her mother's death and is allowed to stay with her father to finish high school, because she does not require much daily care.
Julie's brother is nine-years-old at the time of his mother's death, and he is sent to live with Aunt Cordelia along with Julie.
He is father to Laura, Chris, and Julie and is so devastated by the death of their...
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