Hope Was Here - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Joan Bauer
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Chapter 1

Hope Yancy was a teenager who lived with her aunt Addie. Hope was only a little over two pounds when she was born and the doctors didn't give her much "hope" of surviving. She made it but her mother, Deena, wasn't in the mindset to raise a child and gave her daughter to her older sister. Addie had always wanted a child but had three miscarriages and then her two-timing husband left her for a dental hygienist. Hope had been named "Tulip" by her mother. She had only seen her mother three times that she can remember—on her fifth, eighth and thirteenth birthdays. She hated her name and asked her mother why she named her Tulip. Deena told her that she remembered an actress in a movie running through a field of tulips. The actress seemed so happy...

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