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(view spoiler)[Despite the fact that Will's family wanted him to live, am I the only one that couldn't understand why they hardly spent anytime with him??? The way they described them in the book, they barely spent any time with him or had a good relationship with him, may except for his dad. Why would he want to live with a cold family like that? Just my thoughts, let me know what you think. (hide spoiler)]
Teresa Nasson I also picked this up, but I don't think that it was the way his family treated him, but rather the way he treated them (or his mother in particularly). In the book his mother tells Lou that they never shared a close relationship - even before the accident. That is a very real situation.