“Then he looked at me and I could see it plainly on his face. I shouldn’t have left my mentally handicapped daughter at home alone. I was responsible for this fire. I knew Chole couldn’t handle being left alone.” P. 26
Alicia internalizes the feelings of others and feels guilty because of Chloe’s behavior. Have you ever felt this way? What would you say to the fireman who made her feel this way?