Why are Jeffrey and Amanda drawn to each other as friends?

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The two characters are drawn to each other for a variety of reasons. I think most importantly, Jeffrey (Maniac) and Amanda are not preoccupied with race. Amanda and Maniac are not color blind. They both can see that people have different skin colors, but neither thinks that the color of a person's skin matters.  

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