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Missing May is a simple story about people overcoming grief at the loss of a loved one. When the novella opens, May is already dead. Her importance to Summer, the novella's narrator, quickly becomes evident. Summer had lost her parents when she was an infant. Her earliest memories are of being passed back and forth among her relatives. During a family gathering, May and her husband Ob saw Summer, a shy girl who was afraid even to ask for her share at the dinner table. They took her back home to West Virginia and instantly began turning their old trailer home into "a house just meant for a child." May and Ob were loving surrogate parents; May would call to Summer when Summer was playing, 3630 Missing May "Summer, honey, you are the best little girl I ever did know." But May and Ob were elderly, and after Summer...

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