The Park Service Symbols & Objects

Ryan Winfield
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Mr. Van Houten's Pipe

Aubrey’s father has a pipe that has been handed down in the Van Houten family for many generations, beginning before the nuclear war. On the pipe is carved a set of butterflies, an insect no one has seen since the war because they failed to grow in Holocene II.

Uncle John's Knife

Uncle John gives Aubrey a knife for him to use in gutting fish. Uncle John feels that everyone should be helpful and this is how he imagines Aubrey can earn his keep in the clan.

Melons

While lost after picking poppies, Aubrey finds a huge field of melons. Aubrey eats some of the melons and then takes some back to the cove for the children. Later, Aubrey uses mold on the rotting melons to make an antibiotic to save Jimmy from an infection.

Bust

Jimmy proudly shows Aubrey a bust...

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