Patty Jane's House of Curl Themes

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Patty Jane is very close to her sister Harriet. When Patty Jane marries, it is still Harriet she turns to with all her secrets. Patty Jane and Harriet have grown close because they had alcoholic parents who were often violent and verbally abusive. This caused Patty Jane and Harriet to rely on one another in times of stress. Later, when their parents died, Patty Jane and Harriet moved in together and cared for one another even though they were still only teenagers. This created a bond that the girls hope nothing can break. However, it is tested over and over again. First, Patty Jane loses her husband. Patty Jane has no way of knowing if her husband's disappearance was voluntary or if he has come to harm, causing her to fall into a dark depression that leaves her barely able to function. Harriet is there for Patty Jane...

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