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The Dead and the Gone Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Eleven and Chapter Twelve Summary

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Chapter Eleven and Chapter Twelve Summary

In Chapter Eleven, Alex and Julie are happily surprised when they find Bri at home one day after school. However, they soon learn Bri has been returned home because she has developed adult onset asthma. The doctors have informed her to remain indoors as much as possible and to not overexert herself. Alex, while happy to see his sister, is suddenly aware she will not only require more food than what he has been providing, but also expensive, rare medication.

On the way home from school, Julie and Alex witness a man commit suicide, and although Julie is appalled when asked, she helps Alex loot the body. Alex finally explains to Julie where he has been getting his supplies, and how, and Julie offers to go with him. He refuses, not wanting her conscience as torn as his own...

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