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The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9, The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Summary

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Chapter 9, The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 Summary

One morning, Kenny wakes up and sees Dad sitting out in the car listening to records, so Kenny goes out and sits with him. Kenny asks Dad if they truly are going to leave By in Alabama. Dad tells him that Byron needs to live the slower life of the south for a while and learn how to be an adult without all the bad habits he's learning in Flint. Kenny says he doesn't know how grown-ups know everything and he's scared of not knowing what he needs to know, but Dad reassures him that he'll learn.

Mrs. Davidson, a neighbor who adores Joey, comes over one day before they leave. She gives Joey an angel, and even though Joey really doesn't like it, she is polite and tells Mrs. Davidson thank you. Later, Momma...

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