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Getting Near to Baby Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Audrey Couloumbis
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Chapter 7: After Baby Died

It had been tough when the baby died. The funeral had been costly and draining. Nothing had been normal. They didn't do dishes or laundry and didn't eat regular meals. Their mother, who paints pictures for greeting cards, had to keep working. At sunset or sunrise, she'd get the girls to sit outside on the porch with her to watch the sun. But Little Sister still wouldn't talk. One thing had been different, they all slept in the same bed. It had been less lonely that way.

Their mother, Noreen, had told them that Baby visited the angels and they liked her so much that they wanted her to stay. One day all three of them had taken a nap in the middle of the day and suddenly Aunt Patty is there, asking what is wrong with them. She tells them...

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Getting Near to Baby from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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