Push Characters

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Precious/Claireece Precious Jones

Precious is a sweet, sixteen year old girl who lives in an ugly, cruel world. She has two babies by her father, who starts sexually abusing her when she is three. Her mother ignores the abuse and also sexually abuses Precious. At school she is made fun of for being fat or stupid. She frequently zones out because she has to fantasize about other things to keep from going crazy. Precious desperately wants to get out of her situation, but the only thing she knows how to do is fantasize about being somewhere else. Claireece Jones decides to call herself Precious when she is young because she believes the meaning of the word, Precious, will make her father stop sexually abusing her.

The Higher Education Alternative/Each One Teach One school is exactly what Precious needs. The school helps her cope with the abuse. Coping...

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