The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 - Chapter 14, Every Bird and Bug in Birmingham Stops and Wonders Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14, Every Bird and Bug in Birmingham Stops and Wonders Summary

It is Sunday morning. Joey is going to Sunday school with the neighbors. Kenny goes out into the back yard, already tired out by the heat. Suddenly, a huge boom like the loudest thunder rips through the air. Dad comes outside wondering what is happening, and he immediately assumes Byron is up to some sort of trouble. Bryon appears and says he just got out of bed, so it wasn't him. Then Kenny hears Momma scream, a horrifying scream. Kenny runs into the house where Byron tells him that someone just came to tell Momma that a bomb was dropped on the church where Joey was at Sunday school. Kenny goes into shock, unable to move. As if in slow motion, he follows the swarms of people down to...

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