The Broken Cord - Chapters 10 through 12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 10 through 12 Summary and Analysis

In chapter ten, Michael arrives at the Rapid City Airport, leaves in a rented Citation and listens to an all-Indian radio program dedicating songs to a twenty-year-old boy who had committed suicide the previous day. Michael is on his way to a conference with a woman named Jeaneen Gray Eagle, director of a program called Project Recovery. Jeaneen is well-respected by her colleagues and several people tell Michael that she is in touch with the "realities" of alcohol addiction and of the impact on children. Jeaneen says that FAS is made more horrible by the fact that it is commonplace and that it could be prevented. Jeaneen says that many people compare her to "Chicken Little" who is yelling about a problem that does not really exist. She says that, in her estimation, about half of all pregnant women...

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