The veterans just starting their training feel they are “headed for a bigger, more exciting world.” Are they right?
In a very limited sense: as carers, they will get to travel across the country. However, as Kathy soon reveals, their time will be entirely consumed by their job. The start of their training marks the end of their freedom in many ways. They can no longer hold out the hope that their lives are building to something important as they become part of a system that treats them as commodities.
Why do Tommy, Kathy, and Ruth lose touch with each other?
Ruth, in an effort to control Tommy and keep him for herself, tries to tear down his efforts at...
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