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Lullabies for Little Criminals

by Heather O'Neill

A sympathetic story of lost innocence set amongst the red light district of Montreal. Narrated from a twelve year-old girl's (non judgmental) perspective, this is a tale of grim hope and a struggle for survival.

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I nodded, trying not to cry, to make him feel better. I'd been looking forward to this reunion for a long time and I didn't want to ruin it by making us both sad. I reached out of the window to pull off one of the flowers. As soon as I touched the branch, all the petals fell to the ground, as if someone had empied a hole puncher.

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Roger Fishbite by Emily Prager
Eloise Millar by Wednesday's Child
Jodie Foster (Iris) in Taxi Driver - the film
 

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