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She shrugged. ” “You should stand up for yourself, Susy,” he said softly. ” She shrugged her plump little shoulders. “I guess I heard so many negative things about me since I was little that maybe deep down I just believed them all…But I’ve never blamed Sylvia for anything. I’ve never hated her. She’s my sister and I love her despite us being so different. And really, I’ve never wanted to be like her. ” “I know, Susy,” he said fondly. He reached out and took her hand in his. ” “Mom just doesn’t like it that I’m not the perfect child she would have wanted.
He knew from the flat tone of her voice how much she was hurting, and it pulled at his insides with a fury. “I was just about to say that myself, my love,” he said, planting a tender kiss on her forehead. That seemed to enrage her sister even more, because Sylvia’s body began to shake violently and more tears streamed down her face as she pointed a shaky finger at Susy. ” Susy’s mother scolded, clearly outraged. “Now Susy may be fat and ugly but she’s not a bitch. ” Michael could take it no more.
And why did Sylvia remind him of Wanda somehow? Perhaps it was her selfishness, her snobby attitude, her superiority complex. For some reason, most of the beautiful women he knew felt superior to women who were less beautiful. And yet, women like Wanda and Sylvia were beautiful in an external way. While Susy was wild and free and ten times more beautiful, because her beauty shone from the inside like a sun. How come he hadn’t realized this until now? “Michael, I think we’d better leave,” this came from Susy.