The Lost Boy - Mother's Love Summary & Analysis

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Mother's Love Summary and Analysis

David is taken to the juvenile detention center where he is further degraded by the strip search during processing. David watches the fights and works hard to stay away from any problems. Then David is moved to the C-Wing, which is the section set aside for the "smaller, more hyperactive kids". David says he soon feels safe in that environment. One afternoon, David is told he has a visitor and discovers that his father is waiting for him in the visiting room. David begins to explain about the fire, but his father interrupts, telling him to shut up. David's father is a firefighter and he says it will hurt his career if his co-workers discover his son started a fire. Then Stephen says that David's mother is asking him to sign "papers". Stephen rants that he's given up a...

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