How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents - Study Guide The Human Body Summary & Analysis

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At the family compound on the island, the girls' grandparents lived in a big house at the back of the property. Everyone in the family would go there for Sunday dinner when their grandparents were at home. They spend a lot of time in New York now; their grandfather had a position with the United Nations. When they would return from a trip to the U.S., the guardia would inspect their house "for their own protection" and things would always be missing when they left.

Every time they traveled to America, their grandmother would always bring back toys for all her grandchildren. On the last visit, her cousin Mundin received a toy called The Human Body. It was a doll which opened in half at the mid section to reveal colorful plastic organs which would help the young man study to become...

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