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Marcelo in the Real World

Marcelo in the Real World


by Francisco X. Stork

Marcelo in the Real World Chapter 16 Summary

  • Wham, bam, two-page chapter: Marcelo's in his tree house trying to figure out what to do about the picture.
  • He's also thinking about suffering. Specifically, he's pondering the girl's suffering versus that of the kids at Paterson. He decides the girl has suffered more. 
  • He's also beginning to realize that his dad has been keeping some secrets. 
  • He also tries to find the IM but realizes he can't.
  • The chapter ends with Marcelo allowing his dog, Namu, to lead him away on a walk.

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