December 24, 2014:

"He ain't keepin' hisself clean. Tha's why he get that hepatitis."

I'm fourteen and I know that's false. He gets that hepatitis from sharing needles, presumably with his cell mate.

She has his painting on her wall, a paint-by-numbers sad clown she admires for the talent it displays.

Does she know? How could she not know? I don't think she wants to know.