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Ghost Girl: The True Story of a Child in Peril and the Teacher Who Saved Her Chapter Summary & Analysis - Epilogue Summary

Torey Hayden
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Epilogue Summary

In the epilogue to her book, Torey offers the possible explanations of Jadie's case. Because so little hard evidence was ever located, no arrests were ever made. Relying solely on circumstantial evidence, the authorities in Jadie's case determined that Jadie had been subjected to serious sexual abuse. These authorities believed Jadie had adopted her bent over posture as either a way to protect herself or as a way to keep herself from telling her story. It was suggested that Tashee was a representation of the good that Jadie saw in herself, kept separate from the part that had been damaged. The Dallas character could also have been alter personalities Jadie has created for her parents in order to deal with their abuse. Although Torey agrees this explanation is the most plausible one, she is still bothered by some unaccounted for details in Jadie's stories.

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