Bettyville - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

George Hodgman
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George relates some of Betty's physical challenges such as her skin being excruciatingly sensitive and her aversion to being touched. Betty also has bad days mentally and emotionally and she must have George in her sight at all times on those days. Sometimes George needs to leave the house and take a walk in order to regain his own sense of balance on particularly bad days.

George recalls his freshman year in high school when his parents made him try out for the football team in spite of the fact that George had no interest in it and did not even know the rules of the game. George failed miserably, even during practice, but the real pain came from the gay slurs hurled at him from a bully on the team. George remembers that it was at this point in his life that he...

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