When emma's own mother died, her father abandoned her on his mother's doorstep. Genevieve kicked her out with nothing but the clothes on her back. But emma took with her the most important London possession: the strength not just to survive but to thrive. Genevieve took emma in and reluctantly raised her--until Emma got pregnant her senior year of high school.
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