They went out for ice-cream and promised to bring her some. But they broke their promise and never came back. Kelly was angry at them, at the drunk driver who killed them, and at the world for taking away her parents. It wasn’t fair. Everyone else has parents. Why was God punishing her?
Kelly carries her anger around her like a shield, keeping anyone away who wants to get close. She likes her anger. It makes her powerful and strong. She doesn’t need anybody.
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