In "Fahrenheit 451", what is Mildred's main concern as she runs out of the house?

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mrs-campbell eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Mildred mumbles as she's running out, "Poor family, poor family, oh everything gone, everything, everything gone now...".  By "family" she means the t.v. walls that she had in the house that she and her friends were so emotionally attached to.  Mildred brushes right past her husband, and instead mourns her fake television family.  And not only that-because her t.v. family is gone, "everything" is gone.  Nothing else really mattered.  It's a sad ending for her and Montag, but not a surprising one, considering their society.