In Chapter 56 one of the story's smaller characters, Mylene Decker, reappears. If you don't remember her introduction as a "prayer warrior" in Chapter 33 , you might enjoy reviewing her inaugural appearance. My Mylene is based on a real character. She is not from Alaska.
Rachael Saplin's favorite beauty salon, "Big Tease," comes up in the first chapter below. Earlier, readers learned that the owner filed a complaint about Jerrie Strauss once upon a time. That story became part of Chapter 3.
Rachael has a group of friends who call themselves the "Elite Seven." They grew out of a Junior High group she formed who called themselves CAMPS (Cutest and Most Popular). For more on that, see Chapter 21. The Elite Seven also had a quick mention in Chapter 24 when Rachael asked for some advice.
The words felt like stones being thrown to shatter her icy heart. Rachael felt the pain of sharp shards.
I could help other parents whose children have disabilities. I’ll talk about it with Aunt Helen. We'll have lots of time to talk when I move in with her after Christmas.