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Dairy Queen - Chapter 15: Heifers Don't Play Football - Chapter 17: Family Secrets Summary & Analysis

Catherine Gilbert Murdock
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Chapter 15: Heifers Don't Play Football - Chapter 17: Family Secrets Summary

D.J. is excited about her decision to try out for the Red Bend football team and seems quite confident that she will be a valuable asset to the team. She's been self-conscious about her size as a larger girl up until this point, but now she sees it as a benefit to her desired position on the football team - running back. D.J decides to keep her decision to herself, not even telling her new confidant Brian.

When D.J. asks Brian what his mother thinks is 'wrong' with Curtis, Brian explains that she just finds it 'interesting' that he doesn't talk much because "a lot of times in families people don't talk because they're afraid to." This resonates with D.J. She opens up to readers about Curtis...

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