By Phillip M. Margolin
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Sex things," she said quietly. "Did you ever try to resist Mr. " "Yes, sir, I did. " She stopped, looked down again, then dabbed at her eyes with a handkerchief. This time, Harwood accepted a glass of water. "Go ahead, Miss Harwood," Knapp said. " Harwood's head hung down, her shoulders hunched and she folded her hands in her lap. " "He broke my ribs once, and he closed... closed my eye. " Harwood's voice was barely above a whisper. " Knapp asked. "Yes, sir. " "They wouldn't let him take me home.
In 1845, two Yankee settlers staked a claim to a spot on the Willamette River in the Oregon Territory and flipped a coin to decide if their proposed town would be called Portland or Boston. Portland was established in the most idyllic setting imaginable. Forest stood all around, backing up onto two high hills on the west side of the river. From the west bank you could look across the Willamette past the faraway foothills of the Cascade mountain range and see snow-covered Mount Hood, Mount Adams and Mount St.
Matthew looked at the article briefly, then stared lovingly at the photographs. Over the dresser was a mirror. Reynolds stared at himself. There was no way of getting around the way he looked. Time had been charitable when the magazine described him as homely. As a boy, he had been the object of a million taunts. How many times had he returned home from school in tears? How many times had he hidden in his room because of the cruelty of the children in his neighborhood? Matthew wondered what Abigail Griffen saw when she looked at him.