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"A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor opens with the grandmother trying to convince her son and his family that they should not use their vacation time to go to Florida. The grandmother's name is never revealed. She lives with her son, Bailey and his wife and three children. She tells Bailey that a criminal called The Misfit has escaped from prison and his headed toward Florida. She advises him not to take his children in any direction where they could run into The Misfit. Bailey, who is reading the newspaper, does not pay attention to her. She turns her attention to the children's mother, who also remains unnamed throughout the story. She tells the mother that the children have already been to Florida, and they should see more of the country. The children's mother ignores her, but...

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