Lucky Us - Part Three, Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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Summary

To Each His Own

Ruthie Post is a little neighbor girl that lives a few doors down from Eva and Danny. She befriends Danny. Eva writes that she is a Godsend. She takes Danny off of Eva’s hands during the afternoons after school. Ruthie’s mother takes them under her wing and makes sure to help Eva with introductions to the grocer and the other businesses in the area.

Ruthie helps Danny with his new school and gives him the courage to walk himself home every day. She tells him whom to sit next to on the bus going to school and whom to avoid. Though Ruthie is African American, Eva writes that it doesn’t matter at all. Kindness is colorblind, she writes.

Analysis

This short chapter features a new voice for the book. Ruthie is an African American girl...

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