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When We Were Orphans Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 and 11 Summary

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Chapter 10 and 11 Summary

Chapter 10 and 11 are the only two chapters in Part 3, which takes place in London on April 12th of 1937. Jennifer is introduced. Christopher adopted her three years ago. She, too, is an orphan. With the money Christopher inherited from his Aunt, he supports her and pays for her boarding school.

He has come to be Jennifer's guardian through Lady Beaton, the widow of a famous philanthropist. Jennifer quickly wins Christopher over with her amazingly positive attitude. For example, when her trunks are lost in travel, she takes the news without even a flutter of an eyelid. It concerns Christopher, however, that she is just putting up a front. He approaches her in hopes of opening her up, going so far as to recount his own journey back to England after his parents' disappearance. However, her response is that the things that were lost were just things...

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