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The Boy

The Boy is a black sailor who appears briefly, professing love for Jo. He asks her to marry him and gives her a ring. They spend a week together during Christmas, but then he leaves for a six month tour at sea. The Boy never reappears in Jo's life and does not know that she is carrying his child.

Geof

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Jimmie

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Josephine

Jo is Helen's daughter. She never knew her real father, but she does know that Helen's husband divorced her after she became pregnant with another man's child. Jo has many questions about her real father, but she is upset to learn that he was probably mentally deficient, an "idiot," according to Helen. Jo is in love with a young black sailor. He arrives to comfort her after Helen leaves to marry Peter. The two spend a few brief days...

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