The Optimist's Daughter - Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 3 Summary

Laurel was having dinner with the bridesmaids on that Sunday evening. They all lived in the new part of town and had children of their own in college yet on this night they were remembering the judge and his first wife. They were grieving with Laurel. They told stories and laughed until they cried and Laurel hoped that her parents hadn't been relegated just yet to two characters to star in stories about the past.

Then the evening was over. She would see the bridesmaids once more. All six of them would come for her tomorrow and drive her to the airport for her trip back to Chicago. Major Bullock offered to escort her home and went ahead of her into the house to turn on the lights then kissed her briefly and left.

As soon as she had closed the...

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