Ari Fry
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What is with the scabs on her lips? It's constantly brought up throughout the novel, but never fully explained.

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Alyssa She developed an unhealthy coping mechanism of chewing on her lips when feeling anxious. There's also mention of her biting her nails, which is another common body focused repetitive behavior (BFRB). It's fairly common among people with psychological distress.
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by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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