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Kekla Magoon
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Jennica

Jennica is 16 and lives in Underhill, a part of the city that is known for its poverty and crime. She lives with her aunt and works in a diner to make money to supplement her aunt's income.

Jennica dates a boy named Noodle who is part of the Kings gang. Noodle is often violent towards Jennica, but she makes excuses for him, stating that he doesn't know his own strength, and that he really loves her.

Jennica gets good grades and plans to go to college, but can't figure how that is going to happen. She doesn't have any friends outside of Noodle, as he is obsessive. Later, she meets Kimberly who is sympathetic and they become friends. This is good because the two of them give each other strength to stand up to the Kings and resist the pressure to turn to drugs or prostitution. They both...

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