Over time, Ann's parents noticed in her an increasingly disturbing pattern of changes in her speech and behavior. "But," Felicia told Ann, "you are among your people. With great trepidation, and after meeting Shakeena's middle-class, working parents, Thomas and Felicia finally relented, albeit with several conditions, to which Ann resentfully agreed. That afternoon, Thomas drove Ann and Shakeena to Shakeena's cousins' house, which was an old, single-family dwelling, possibly government-owned. Felicia told us that Ann never again mentioned wishing to "be among my people."
Source: The Guardian October 01, 2023 21:02 UTC