Miracle Creek Quotes

Angie Kim
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Tragedies don't inoculate you from further tragedies, and misfortune doesn't get sprinkled out in fair proportions; bad things get hurled at you in clumps and batches, unmanageable and messy.
-- Young Yoo (THE INCIDENT)

Importance: This quote sets the tone for the work as a whole and also underscores themes of justice and fate. As the work begins, all of the characters who are undergoing HBOT treaytments have some sort of misfortune. Matt Thompson is suffering from infertility issues, TJ and Henry have been diagnosed with autism, and Rosa suffers from cerebral palsy. Yet all of them are victims of the explosion and subsequent fire. America is held out as a just and fair country, yet the justice system is easily manipulated and often fails in bringing about justice. This becomes readily apparent when Elizabeth's lawyer, Shannon, aims to deflect blame from Elizabeth as opposed to seeking the truth.

Having a special-needs child didn't just change...
-- Teresa Santiago (The Trial: Day One, Teresa Santiago)

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