Buddy Layman, an innocent and credulous young man, his protective
Darlene: Don’t let em near me.
Jennie Mae: Don’t be so prissy, Darlene.
Darlene: I’m not about to let em touch me.
Buddy: How come?
Jennie Mae: It’s only a story.
Darlene: It’s in the Bible - it’s true.
Buddy: How come God’s mad? He ain’t done nothin wrong.
Jennie Mae: It’s only a story, Buddy! Wait!
Leonard Jr., Jim. The Diviners. Samuel French, New York, NY. 1983. pp. 69-71.
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