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Among the Hidden

Among the Hidden

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Margaret Peterson Haddix

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Quote #10

Dad sighed heavily.

"The boy's right. He needs to go now, if he can."

Luke could tell his father's words came out painfully, but they still stabbed at him. Maybe part of him had been secretly hoping his parents would forbid him to go, would lock him in the attic and keep him as their little boy forever. (30.15-17)

Even if he wanted to, Luke wouldn't be able to stay a kid forever. Just as hard it is for him to leave, it's probably harder for his family to let him go. This about that as you're working on your college applications.

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