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    Bird – Crystal Chan

    “Grandpa stopped speaking the day he killed my brother, john. His name was John until Grandpa said he looked more like a Bird with the way he kept jumping off things, and the name stuck. Bird’s thick, black hair poked out in every direction, just like the head feathers of the blackbirds, Grandpa said, and he bet that one day Bird would fly like one too. Grandpa kept talking like that, and no one paid him much notice until Bird jumped off a cliff.” Jewel has lived in her brothers shadow all her life. On the day he died the only people not out looking for Bird were Jewel’s mother…