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Drabble: Baby Boy

Something I've found helpful as an author is to allow a character to write things out when they want to tell me something.  I allow them to write in first person narrative and explain to me their actions or feelings on a particular situation.  In this case I am sharing the first person narrative of my character Baby DeLaCroix, a sixteen year old prostitute.  I don’t trust anyone.I wouldn’t know how. It’s a thing that everyone takes for granted, trusting.They believe their doctor is a good man who only wants to help people and take care of them and their children, even if he gets high every night.They think the person walking beside them on the street is just another passerby who will continue on their way just like every other person they pass even if he’s on his way home to shoot his wife and children.They put their faith in the fact that each person who lives on the street is there because they just won’t get a job.All the whores are just wanton sluts who could earn a go