Tracy is doing well in her school work, but has temper tantrums at home when things do not go her way. Harold was recently laid off from a job he held for over 10 years and is feeling very discouraged. His mother has loaned him money until he can find another job, but he worries about his ability to take care of his family. Shirley returned home from duty three weeks ago. She was initially very happy to see her family, but is having trouble adjusting to being back home.
The reason to Conrad’s suicide attempt is his mom's acute coldness towards him shows her ultimate despise of Conrad because she blames him for not dying instead of her favorite first born son. After his suicide, Conrad is asked to see a psychiatrist by his father. Cal tries to bring the family back together, Beth, Conrad and himself, but fails to do so. Beth never once visited Conrad in the hospital and barely checks up on him to see if he was asleep. She began to shut herself from her husband and most importantly, her son.
At one point she goes into a state of shock and depression because Yuniors father told her he was coming home to see them but he never showed up. This made their mother sad and she left to live with her other relatives for a while. When she came back she acted like she had a lot of feelings built of inside her and they were waiting to burst
At the age of 12, Nai was removed from her family of seven siblings and placed in a foster home. At the time, Nai (the second oldest child) and her older sister were caring for their younger brothers and sisters as her parents were usually absent. Being placed in foster care was extremely difficult for the siblings, who were separated and sent to live in different counties. Nai had become used to serving as caretaker for her younger siblings, and spent the first couple of years in foster care worrying about her brothers and sisters. Visitation opportunities together were rare, and over time Nai became resentful of and disappointed in her parents for being unable to “put the family back together again.” She had a very difficult time dealing
In turn this event began to eat at her father’s ability to stay present for his daughters, leaving only Tana to be there for Pearl. Years later, Tana has been given the Cold and Pearl is now left with no one there for her. This character is easy to sympathize with because she has gone through many hardships at a young age, and is left with no family to care for her Next, the author makes it so that the reader can easily sympathize with Tana. This is because Tana is used and attacked by her mother, who was unable to control her temptations. The Cold makes you thirsty for human blood and Tana’s mother manipulated her and appealed to her naivety by saying that she changed and was better.
He always overprotected Emily and controlled her movements. No man was ever good enough for his beautiful daughter. Once her father died, Emily became lonely and struggled with his death to such an extent, that she refused to believe that he was gone and did not want to release his body until three days passed and police forced her to do so. Later Emily meets Homer, and they began to spent time together. Townsfolk, from seeing the couple together, begin to think that they will marry and everything seems normal, until Homer disappears.
Marlene worked in sales and Richard went off to the army, which their divorce shortly followed. Richard did not keep in contact and Marlene worked a lot leaving Luna and Mark as latch key children to raise themselves. Marlene, several years after her separation from Richard started to date a man named Ron and Luna (age 4) did not like him because she knew he was not her father. Ron on occasion would drink, smoke, have affairs, and was abusive verbally, emotionally, and physically to Marlene, and sometimes to Mark, and Luna. Luna grew up feeling that she did not belong to this family and that she was adopted.
After five years of dwelling on his anger, Chris decides that he cannot stand human hypocrisy and disappears, attempting to teach his family a lesson as well. Billie McCandless As Chris’s mother, Billie is only briefly touched upon in the book by Krakauer, speaking on her relationship with Walt as a catalyst for Chris’s eventual rebellion. Chris includes her in his angry rejection of society, holding her responsible with his father for his father’s deeds. Though she isn’t often shown
Charleena Hendly is an actress who performed in many hit movies until she decides to move back to Culpepper her hometown for a little break. She was very tired of making movies and also recovering from her heartbreak of her husband cheated on her for a model and left her. After all that she has her little helper Macon who cleans the house and does many of her errands around the town, So Macon friend of Foster introduces her to Miss. Charleena and one day Macon is so sick with a fever he cannot go at her house so he sends foster to substitute for him while he is sick. That’s when Foster gets a paper with many chores for her to do around the house given by Miss.
We, always moved every year anyway. Due to my mother street life. (bars & prostitution) Though, for some reason this made them (siblings) all mad at me for having to move this time. Didn't help matters any, he got out of jail and found where we lived to break in and go back into jail. I agreed to marry a childhood friend that had went into the Army when I got into high school.