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Annie G. Rogers
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Annie G. Rogers

Annie Rogers was the main character, narrator and writer of this book. Annie was a doctoral student pursuing an internship at Glenwood. One of the students she was assigned to work with was named Ben. Although it was not known to Annie at first, she and Ben had similar pasts and suffer with similar issues.

Ever since she was a child, Annie had suffered with emotional disturbances. She had been hospitalized at least once a year for several years. Over the years Annie had been diagnosed as having a variety of psychiatric conditions including schizophrenia and manic-depressive disorder. Annie told Blumenfeld during one of their sessions that she believed she has multiple personality disorder. Annie heard voices. These voices often told her to do things such as taking a gun to her session with Melanie and killing her. However, it appeared these voices are pieces of...

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