Summer 1993 • Vol. XV No. 3 FictionJuly 1, 1993 |

Talk to Me Jenny

Someone had seen her wearing a yellow halter top and eating a Fudgesicle at Knott's Berry Farm. Someone had seen her walking beside a man with a feathered haircut. Someone had seen her sitting on his lap. his hands firmly holding her bare, tanned waist. Someone had seen her begin to cry. Someone had seen them sitting side by side on the corkscrew roller coaster, Jenny Foley's blond hair flaming around the back of her neck. ❦ Shelley was fourteen the summer that everyone was looking for Jenny Foley. On Saturday, the girl disappeared from Knott's Berry Farm; by the time Camp Olympia resumed on Monday, Jenny Foley's face was in the bottom right corner of the Los Angeles Times. When Shelley rode the bus to camp that morning, she stared at Jenny Foley's face in the paper. Jenny had almost been a counselor at Camp Olympia, where Shelley was a counselor for a group of six-year-olds who called themselves the Funny Bunnies. Jenny Foley was also fourteen. She had walked through the c

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