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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural - Study Guide Boo Mama Summary & Analysis

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After the death of Robert Kennedy, civil rights activist Leddy decides to drop out of society and to find some peace in the mountains of eastern Tennessee with her two-year-old son, Nealy. One afternoon, Leddy is hanging out the wash and Nealy disappears. There is a huge search for the child, but nothing but his teddy bear, Boo, is ever found. Leddy never gives up, and a year later the boy is found sitting on the steps of a church. The child, even though his bones show extensive injuries that have healed, is in excellent physical condition. Nealy speaks gibberish, but otherwise seems fine. Leddy allows the hospital to conduct some tests, but then decides to take Nealy home where he can readjust to her and their lives together.

Leddy tries to communicate with her son by reading to him, but Nealy loses patience and...

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