Bluish - Chapter 6, and Journal Part IV Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6: On a Friday at school, Bluish has to leave early for the doctor's office. Everyone is worried about her, which happens every time she has to go to the doctor. Dreenie tells Ms. Baker she wants to know more about what's wrong with Bluish, and the other students say they do, too. Ms. Baker relents and agrees to tell them more. This is a great relief to the students, who couldn't quite articulate their worry and anxiety over Bluish.

Ms. Baker states that Bluish has ALL, or Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of blood cells. Bluish has an eighty-five to ninety percent chance of being cured after taking medicines and undergoing chemotherapy. Ms. Baker explains to the children what "relapse" and "remission" mean in terms of the sickness.

The students then talk about how they feel around Bluish...

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