Aunt Reine Quotes in Chinese Cinderella
Claudine became alarmed. “Mama, how often does a ship sink?” she asked.
Before Aunt Reine had time to reply, Victor quipped with a straight face, “Only once!”
…then Victor did something my brothers would never have done. How took off his life jacket, slipped it on his sister, and showed her how to adjust the straps.
That was how [Aunt Reine’s] family treated me throughout the time I spent with them. They made me feel as if I were their third child. For the first time in my life, I did not automatically get the short end of the sick but was given an equal share, just like Victor and Claudine.
“It’s so unfair,” Victor continued. “Why doesn’t [Adeline] get to go anywhere with us?”
“That’s just the way it is!” Niang exclaimed sharply. “You either get in now and come with us, or you can stay home with her. Suit yourself!”
“In that case,” Victor replied gallantly, “I think I’ll stay and keep Adeline company.”