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Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

Frank describes how he, his father and pregnant mother had to leave their home behind in Texas. They were walking with the possessions they could carry in a wheelbarrow until one of their neighbors came back to give them a ride. They have to leave the wheelbarrow of belongings behind for their ride into Louisiana. Shortly after they arrive, Frank's mother gives birth to his sister, Ycidra. Everyone calls her Cee except for their mother. He says their last name cracks him up, Money, because they don't have any.

Cee is soaking in a tub of water. She thinks back to how mean her step-grandmother and grandfather were when she and Frank were growing up. Since their parents, Ida and Luther, worked two jobs, the grandparents were the ones that took care of the children. They whipped them and put water...

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