Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones - Pages 167 - 189 Summary & Analysis

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Happiness is shattered when Dr. Harvey reveals the baby is having trouble breathing. He is in an incubator, and a pin has been inserted into the chest wall to assist in breathing. Because the baby was delivered prematurely by Caesarian section, there is a greater chance the baby will not live. July is given another chance to see the baby but doesn't want to see him with the pin in his chest. The next morning, Dr. Harvey and Bo Jo come to her bedside to tell her the baby has died.

Having just been on such a high, July is numb and can't even process such information; the families mistake it as "taking it well." Everyone handles it a bit differently: Bo Jo cries at her bedside, Mr. Greher gives her a gift and calls her "Ducky," a nickname he hadn't...

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