Dawn, LaJoe’s niece, is a rare success story in the Rivers family. Despite already having four children with her boyfriend, Demetrius, she succeeds in graduating from high school, impressing Lafeyette and Pharoah with her achievement. She is a hardworking student and responsible mother, and does not give up on her hope to leave the projects. Despite struggling to find a stable job, she and Demetrius ultimately manage to leave Horner.
Dawn Character Timeline in There Are No Children Here
The timeline below shows where the character Dawn appears in There Are No Children Here. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...he can look up to as a role model. Most importantly, though, LaJoe’s beloved niece, Dawn, has recently graduated from high school—a feat that nine other children of her generation in... (full context)
...come. Porkchop arrives two hours late, having forgotten all about the party. During the party, Dawn arrives with her four children after a fight between drug dealers in her building, which... (full context)