The author introduces Mary by giving more details about her and about her life before she was put into a home. Mary was getting an ultrasound with her boyfriend and the doctor gave her money to go get prenatal vitamins,and while at the local drugstore a worked was trying to help her find the right vitamins and her boyfriend thought he was trying to hit on her. He got so mad that he tried to punch the kid and he pretended to hug her and he snuck the pills into her purse and they left. He then told her that the reasons he had so many scar and bruises on him because at his home that he lives at is an all boys home and all they do is fight and he is used to having to fight others because he was put into the home. He was put into a home as a child because as a child he was forced into gang tendencies and was forced to steal as a kid and if he got caught or didn’t do a good enough job he was beaten by members of his gang and he had to learn to fight back or he wouldn’t of made it through his younger years. I hope this week goes by very fast because next week is the fair and ive been waiting all year for the foods that come to the fair. some of my favorite things to eat at the fair as bissingers apple dumplings, and Denny and pearls pizza are my favorite .