Tracy Dunn is Amy Dunn’s mother. She was raped for years by her uncle, resulting in her becoming pregnant at 12 with Amy. Tracy has difficulty expressing love for Amy, but after Amy dies Tracy is inconsolable, and eventually walks out of the neighborhood gate without returning—effectively a form of suicide.
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...fires, which they execute successfully. Lauren worries about what will happen to Amy, whose mother, Tracy, was only twelve when she got pregnant with her as a result of being raped... (full context)