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Film director Kirsten Kelly might have been talking about my character Booker T in Hello Goodbye, with her comments below.  I found this article, just after writing some dialogue for my fiction Night Moves counselor Jack Prescott:

FROM HELLO GOODBYE: “When you get a kid like Booker–hard working, level headed, smart— all those qualities that should make it easy for him to be a success and live a normal, happy life, you maybe worry a little bit more, even. Because if they can’t make it, if the system and the politics and the just God damn unfairness of life can cancel out all the kid has going for him, you start to think, what the hell chance do these other kids have, you know? What the hell am I breaking my back and my heart for if I can’t even give someone like Booker T a break?” – Jack…

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