Janet's latest visit with and goodbye to Cecily at Thornhill Sanitarium is even more emotionally difficult than usual. Janet learns of a death of a boy around Cecily's age, and Cecily, still missing home, is feeling sorry for herself. Shortly thereafter, a group of poor boys - newsies - from Brooklyn arrive at the sanitarium. They were sent to Thornhill on the charity of the newspaper guild. One boy in particular, Louie, seems to have a disruptive attitude. Despite their initial antagonistic meeting, Louie and Cecily become friends, he calling her Miss Perfect. What Cecily sees in Louie is someone who makes her forget about the death and illness surrounding her. Louie's mentality is that if he will die soon anyway, no one is going to tell him what he can or cannot do. But Louie's antics continually get Cecily into trouble with Miss Marsden, the sanitarium's administrator. These events may threaten Cecily's ability to stay at Thornhill. But before Alec and Janet's next visit which may ... Written by
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Cecily loses a medallion, but can be seen wearing it again before it is found. See more