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Good Night, Mr. Tom Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 15, "Home" Summary

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Chapter 15, "Home" Summary

On the way to the village to catch the train, Willie and Mr. Tom can hardly speak to each other, upset as they are about their impending separation. Tom has tried to persuade Willie's mother to come stay in the village, but she will not. Mothers have the right to take their children home legally and there is nothing anyone can do. As the reader has seen, parents have taken their children home frequently already.

Willie has his original belongings plus a bag of books, clothes and presents from his happy life with Mr. Tom. Willie has decided to leave his paints with Mr. Tom since he expects to home back, home, as he puts it, to live with Tom. Mr. Tom gives Willie advice to be patient with his mother and the transition home since he's been gone so long and things...

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