What Is Left the Daughter is written from the perspective of Wyatt Hillyer, who is writing a letter to his estranged daughter, Marlais. At the time he composes the letter, he is an aged man with a long life behind him. He wants to inform her of his past and the history that led to her birth. He starts his story when he is seventeen years old, when both his parents committed suicide. They jumped off two different bridges in their town of Halifax, Canada, leaving Wyatt orphaned and alone. They both killed themselves because they were each in love...
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