Chapter 4 – Christina
[before dropping off to sleep]
Mommy, Estella is the most beautiful thing in the whole world.
Not more beautiful than God.
God’s not beautiful. He’s handsome.
He has hair down to here [waist].
Jesus said. Jesus who died on the cross.
Chapter 5 – Agnes
Agnes: Me want one! Me want that one!
Uncle Jed: Agnes, you have to ask nicely. ‘May I please have one?’
Agnes: Okay. Gimme one uh Uncle Jed! [grabs one, hands to Jed, points again] Now, me want one!