Marley and Me - Chapter Twenty-eight: Beneath the Cherry Trees and Chapter Twenty-nine: The Bad Dog Club Summary & Analysis

John Grogan (journalist)
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Chapter Twenty-eight: Beneath the Cherry Trees and Chapter Twenty-nine: The Bad Dog Club Summary and Analysis

John wakes early the next day and goes out to dig Marley's grave. When the hole is sufficiently deep, John takes a break and goes inside where Jenny has just told the children about Marley. Conor and Colleen draw pictures to place in the grave with Marley, and then the whole family walks outside for a final good-bye. John places Marley in the hole; the children place their mementos inside, and John fills in the grave.

The weeks after Marley's death are ones of silence in the Grogan household. John struggles write a farewell to Marley column. Monday morning John begins to write about how weird it felt to be outside digging without Marley. John describes Marley's...

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