Continued from Vincent Vance.
It was two years after the worst year of his life, and the only time he was happy was during the government-required summer camp that lasted all of one month out of twelve. He had friends there, and he felt that at camp, people approved of him. He was often quiet and stayed to himself, but one older girl had broken through part of his barriers, and he often refused to leave her side.
He even left his own mother in the dust to be with the girl called Mellie, and at camp, he insisted that his name was not Vincent, but Vinnie– to match his best friend. Read the rest of this entry »