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The Secret Life of Bees

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Chapters 2 and 3

Quotes Chapters 2 and 3
“Come on, Rosaleen,” I said. “What can they do to you with a policeman right there?”
The truth is, your sorry mother ran off and left you.
Lily, child, there ain’t gonna be any place that will take a colored woman. I don’t care if she’s the Virgin Mary, nobody’s letting her stay if she’s colored.