Somebody Else's Kids Characters

Torey Hayden
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Lori Sjokheim

A seven-year-old girl who spends part of each day with Torey, usually working on reading or writing skills. Lori is a twin and she and her sister have been adopted. Outwardly, there's little wrong, but abuse suffered as a child in the home of her biological family resulted in a concussion. Fragments of bone had created lesions and no one knew whether Lori would eventually recover. Torey notes that Lori seems to normal that people tend to forget she has special needs and to grow angry over things she can't help.

An important point about Lori is that she cares deeply for those she cares for. Torey says that Lori quizzes her about everything in her life, just because she cares. Lori is very conscious of her failures and is frustrated by her inability to learn. She fears that what a little boy says about her is...

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