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 In Print – The Shadow Girl by alumnus John Larkin

In Print – The Shadow Girl by alumnus John Larkin

This heartbreaking story is inspired by real life. The narrator – the shadow girl – is homeless and on the run, at just 13 years old. Her parents have disappeared, leaving her in the care (and at the mercy) of her uncle and aunt. She sleeps in rail yards, sand dunes and abandoned houses – but tricks her way into a new school, where she pretends to have a family. The Shadow Girl is an ...