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In the book The Road to Memphis, how old are all the characters?

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The central characters of The Road to Memphis, the Logan children, are all in their teens or early twenties during the time of the narrative. Cassie Logan, who is attending school in Jackson, Mississippi, is seventeen years old. Cassie is readying herself to go on to college, determined to further her education despite the roadblocks against her advancement as a black woman living in the Deep South during the World War II era. She remains feisty and opinionated as always, unafraid to stand up for what she believes is right. Despite...

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Cassie is 17 christopher John logan is 15

Little man is 14 Stacey is 20

Harris Mitchum is 17 Moe Turner is 20

Jeremy Simms is 20 Little Willie Wiggins is 20

Sissy Micthum is 17 Oliver is 21