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The Summer of the Swans
Sara is having a terrible summer. She feels awkward, as her clothes and body seem to her to be unattractive, and she feels bored this summer at her aunt's house. Moreover, Sara is bitter about her father's lack of involvement in her life. Additionally, Sara feels particularly weighed down by the responsibility of taking care of her mentally handicapped younger brother Charlie. One day, she agrees to take Charlie to the lake to see some swans who have...