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After the Rain - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12 Summary

After school at Helena's, she wants Rachel to describe the visit to the doctor's office, so she can use it in her acting. Rachel tries, until Helena stops suddenly and apologizes. She's forgotten that this is real for Rachel and her mother, not just acting. Helena's boyfriend Mikey stops by. His cousin, Lewis Olswanger, is following him, looking glum and silent. He looks bored or ready to fall asleep.

Mikey wants to be an airline pilot. When he remarks that he may work for a small commuter airline, Rachel rudely tells him about the high accident rates among small planes.

Helena makes a toasted cheese sandwich on English muffin for Mikey, who is hungry. He teases her that she can cook only one thing, and Rachel snaps at him, "If you don't like it, why don't you make your own damn sandwiches?"

Mikey looks taken aback, but...

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