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    Evie Brooks is Marooned in Manhattan – Sheila Agnew

    “Lashing out furiously like a corned dog, I managed to free the collar of my cardigan from the security guard’s grip and started to free fall into a void, my long hair trailing swiftly behind me. It was blacker in the rubbish chute than the darkest, loneliest part of the night.  The noise echoing around me was the most horrible part; the high-pitched scream of a terrified child in a blind panic. It was only later I realised I was the child and the scream came from me” Twelve year old Evie is an orphan. Or at least as far as she’s aware, she is. Her mum has died and…