A Stolen Life: A Memoir - Pages 147 through 165 Summary & Analysis

Jaycee Dugard
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Pages 147 through 165 Summary and Analysis

Nancy Becomes Mom: Nancy quit her job to take care of the kids full time. Phillip was prescribed medication for Attention Deficit Disorder as well as manic depression, and it seemed to help control his urges. Dugard expresses her suspicions about Phillip's therapists. Phillip saw therapists constantly both before and after her abduction; why didn't they know that much more was wrong with him and that he was a danger to himself and others?

Phillip told Dugard that Nancy was having a hard time when Angel and Starlite called Dugard "Mom," and that Nancy should become the "Mom" of the household. Dugard accepted this only with great difficulty, but eventually Dugard became known to her own children as their "sister" and Nancy became Mom. For this transition, Dugard got to pick out a new name, and she named herself...

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