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What happened to the Curtis brothers' parents in The Outsiders?

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madster13 | Middle School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 23, 2008 at 4:21 AM via web

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What happened to the Curtis brothers' parents in The Outsiders?

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linda-allen | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted March 23, 2008 at 7:39 AM (Answer #1)

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The Curtis brothers are Darry, Sodapop, and Ponyboy. Their parents died in a car crash, and 20-year-old Darry gave up a football scholarship to take care of his brothers.

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jsmith22 | eNotes Newbie

Posted January 4, 2009 at 4:12 AM (Answer #2)

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The curtis brothers' parents died in a carcrash and left darry to look after ponyboy and sodapop.

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gidget09 | Student , Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 5, 2009 at 8:39 AM (Answer #3)

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the same exact thing that teacher said but i thought he took a colledge scholarship

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