How many pages are in Chapter 2 of the novel That Was Then, This Is Now?  

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In the 2008 edition of the novel That Was Then, This Is Now published by Speak, there are seventeen pages in Chapter 2. The first page of the chapter begins on page 25, and the last page of the chapter ends on page 42. In the Google Books version of That Was Then, This Is Now there are eight pages in Chapter 2. In Chapter 2, Bryon and Mark visit their mother in the hospital, and she encourages them to talk to the boy who is lying in the next room because nobody has come to visit him. Mark volunteers to talk to the boy while Bryon goes to get something to eat. Bryon meets Cathy who is a waitress at the snack bar and asks her to hangs out. When Bryon goes back upstairs, he ends up talking with the boy across the hall. Mike Chambers tells Bryon that he was beaten up after he took a black girl home. Bryon is affected by Mike's story and thinks that it is unfair that people who try to help others end up getting hurt.