Joseph stands in the water for a long time. When he emerges, he returns to the place where he had left his clothes but finds they are no longer there. Meticulously, he scours the sand, searching for his shirt, pants, shoes, socks, and cap. Finally, he is forced to admit that his things are gone; he is stranded there on the beach, wearing only his soaked underwear.
Radiant Boy comes every night, ignoring the other children under the bridge and gazing only at May. After five nights, May runs away; she races through the streets, directly into...
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