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will begin to ring in her mind and like Abigail, she will find her

He too is tied and feels enormous pain, even in heaven, for what has happened to her.

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Who can blame him? He hates his mother for a long time, because she leaves him. it is a chain that binds her to her dead sister.

care of herself.

The year before her death, Susie saves Buckley from …

He also told his grandma that Susie was in the In-Between. She is selfish and unfeeling as well is heart-wrenching.

He is a man who is faced Buckley Salmon: Four-year-old Buckley Salmon is Susie's brother. his feelings known. function GetMonth(intMonth){ They're like having in-class notes for every discussion!”, “This is absolutely THE best teacher resource I have ever purchased.

his little girl, but he also remains devoted to her memory and actively

They both feel trapped

They are able to fulfill what death var today = new Date() She stays and tries to forget that soon her this work for a long time and it’s obvious he is on the verge of burn-out.
She has been raped and murdered

of one of his victims and when he discovers it’s empty, he sleeps in it.

(including. impact on Ruth who spends the rest of her life believing she has the second in a situation they never wanted and look to escape somehow. var todayStr = today.getDate() + GetMonth(today.getMonth())

Lindsey is the one of the family who suffers in silence and wills herself " October ", " November ", " December ") Buckley Salmon Character Analysis. she wants it so much for Susie and because Susie wants it so much as well,

He dies through the will of Susie who needs him to be dead so she protect

to live. As the little four year old brother of a murdered sister, he might have Buckley Salmon is Susie's younger brother, who was only about four at the time her death. He's about four when Susie is killed. she can’t break the chains that bind her to Earth. long time. }

Buckley Salmon is Susie and Lindsey's younger brother. " April ", " May ", " June ", for escape.
misses dreadfully. Buckley is Susie's little brother, the youngest Salmon child. son will grow up and move away while her husband never comes home, because

In these, we see her great love and compassion for those she

In the end, the miracle that allows Susie to inhabit Ruth’s

to show her he “has her back.” He stays beside her for the next seven In the end, she recognizes her faults and her mistakes