Increasingly alienated from his widowed father, Vernon joins his friends in ridiculing the neighborhood outcasts. Maxine, an alcoholic prone to outrageous behavior, and Ronald, her retarded son. But when a social service agency tries to put Ronald into a special home, Vernon fights against the move.
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When their father leaves Frankie, Earl, and Angela with Aunt Lula and goes to find work on the Eastern Shore, the kids think that he'll come back soon and that Aunt Lula will take good care of them. But Daddy doesn't come back-at least not right away-and Aunt Lula disappears after a while, too.
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