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Our Kind: A Novel in Stories - Sick Chicks Summary & Analysis

Kate Walbert
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Sick Chicks Summary

The group arrives early at the hospice where Bishop's orchard was. This is where they once brought their children to pick apples. The original plan was for it to be an office park. Vacant offices and marginal business in the office park suggests that the private venture could find a better use. The low gray building is better used as a state-of-the-art hospice with a swimming pool and general amenities. The front lawn is used for Easter egg hunts, grazing and other events that bring together children, adolescents, hospice guests and farm animals. One of Judy's jobs is to feed them at six in the morning from the bucket of grain she holds in her lap when Cookie, her attendant, wheels her out.

Some of the other guests sit around the pool smoking, smiling and appearing happy, since there are few regulations to follow anymore...

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