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One Child Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

Torey Hayden
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Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

During lunch, Torey and Anton are free to eat and take a break from the kids. Monitors in the lunch room are responsible for the children. Torey takes the opportunity to find Sheila's file and read about the little girl's background. Sheila's file is surprisingly thin, with only a few pages of family history, test results, and data from Special Services. Sheila lives with her father in a shack at the migrant camp. Her mother left the family two years earlier and took Sheila's younger brother with her. Sheila has been passed between family members and spent time in a juvenile center. Sheila's father notes that she wets the bed, sucks her thumb, and is a loner. Most surprising to Torey is the father's admission that Sheila does not cry. Torey cannot believe this statement and thinks that it must be miswritten.

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