We also created flyers and questionnaires to inform students and get them thinking about their home environments. Questions like, “Are there times when you feel unsafe in your home?” or “Is there someone in your home that you are scared to be alone with?” I lost count of how many flyers and questionnaires I handed out last Thursday, but by Friday I had a ton of students come up and ask me about the halfway house. I never realized how many colonial kids were going through situations similar to what we went through as the children of bandits. I want to give them all a chance to feel safe, to give them all a home to feel welcome and loved.
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A home for the unwanted, for even they are loved
Hex is the caring, bordering on doting mother we all hope for. She’s gentle at heart, but gives her all in every task she takes on.
Chapter VII, part ii: Bursting Bubbles Gets You In Trouble
How… Awkwardly… Romantic?
A serious, kind man with a gentle soul and a merciless fist. He and Jump teach their daughters as much as they can about whatever they take an interest in, be it making jewelry, martial arts, videogames, pranks, and even dancing.
Just as the Shields are known for their bead-making, the Juniper Rabbits are known for their jewelry-making, which is a possible explanation for their initial partnership that has lasted generations.
Whitney knew her gender identity from an early age. Thanks to her gender-neutral name and supportive parents, she was able to present as female as early as second grade.
Chapter VII, part i: This Table Ain’t Big Enough For The Ten Of Us. Eleven? Twelve?!
“What I want to know is, what happened to your brother?” Tawni wondered aloud. “I mean, he made it all the way here–you’d think he’d stick around to make sure you were cared for. Unless he went back to try to free the others, of course.”
Lizzie recalled the night of the escape and shuddered. All she remembered was the sounds of explosions, and Clint’s voice telling her to stay close as they ran to his pickup. “I think about that all the time.”