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“The life I'd had was disappearing. Every adult who had ever held me as a baby was dead and no one would ever carry me again.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“How far a woman could travel if she really put her mind to it. And I put my mind to it.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“How many years does it take to grow into someone?”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“I could tell the officer all of this because it was the truth. All of this happened in the house at some stage. Should it matter when it happened?”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“I folded Lizzie into small pieces. But the letters did not stop.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“When Father brought us here to see Mother all those years ago, he told us that she wouldn't leave our minds, that she would always be right here when we needed her. But he lied about that. The dead don't come for you.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“There was a time in my life when I believed I could have a place in the world, that I deserved bigger things than the average young woman because I could imagine an existence outside of Fall River, outside family life. Then I turned twenty-five and everything I knew about myself all but ended. It was the year Father tried to marry me off.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“Night carved out the moon. Things became quiet.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“How quickly does the body forget its history?”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done
“I headed downtown; the clink of bone souvenir in my bag made heads turn.”
Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done