Stuck in Neutral - Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15. The poem that begins this section describes two birds that are falling instead of flying. The birds pass through a blind, silent prayer and whisper good-bye to their dreams. While they fall, the birds whisper good-bye to one another.

When the chapter opens, it is Saturday morning. Shawn is surrounded by supplies that are being packed for the family’s overnight trip to Spokane to see Paul play in the basketball tournament. Shawn will stay in Seattle with Vonda, his respite care provider. After his family leaves, Shawn has a seizure and his spirit travels around Seattle.

When Shawn wakes from his seizure, he hears a car pull up and is startled to see that his father has come to visit. Vonda, who has never met Sydney McDaniel, asks for his autograph. He appeases her and then tells Vonda she can leave and he...

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