The World According to Fannie Davis - Part II: Hey, You Never Know; Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Bridgett M. Davis
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Part II is titled “Hey You Never Know” and opens with a photo of Fannie talking on the telephone. The caption indicates that she was taking numbers in the 1980s. Chapter 5 opens with a photo of the Fountainbleau hotel in 1968. Bridgett recalled all the things her mother did for luck and how she and others came up with the numbers on which they placed their bets. Fannie was careful not to do anything to summon bad luck, but she was “too much of a pragmatist to believe wholeheartedly in magic” (Location 1519). She disapproved of people who prayed for a winning number, but identified as Christian, knew the Bible, and believed God helps those who help themselves. She followed the teachings of a Unity minister who preached the power of generosity and thankfulness. She sometimes visited physics, but never...

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