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I thought, Your scars are like the thorns on Jesus’s heart. She stopped biting and kicking. I could see her think in the dark part of her eye. The white part got softer. The girls behind me went quiet. The wonderful horse came up to me. I put my hand out to her. She touched it with her mouth. I whispered, ‘You are not fugly.’”
-- Narrator (Velvet)

Importance: The first time that Velvet saw Fugly Girl she was attracted to the horse even though she was warned not to have anything to do with her. She compared the horse’s scars to the scars Jesus bore, indicating that Velvet believed the horse had done nothing to deserve the treatment given to her. There were signs warning people not to touch Fugly Girl because she was considered dangerous but Velvet put out her hand and the horse touched her hand with her mouth...

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