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runaway girls | runaway girls

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In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother’s Mississippi home. Starla hasn’t seen her momma since she was three—that’s when Lulu left for Nashville to become a famous singer. Starla’s daddy works on an oil rig in the Gulf, so Mamie, with...
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         It’s June 1967, the Summer of Love, and Cynda “Flower” Evans has just run away from her dreary home in  Oregon for the glorious Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco.          There Flower tumbles into the hippie scene, spare-changing on Haight and crashing with the Grateful Dead, before...