Doug stands in front of the bathroom mirror (wearing acoat and tie) still singing "Heartbreak Hotel" while hecarefully draws sideburns on his face with a wide-nib penand a bottle of India ink. Jacey's reflection appears inthe mirror behind Doug -- he's wearing a coat and tie too.
Jacey does a pained take on Doug's handiwork:
woman without interest in appearing to be anything otherthan what she is: a forty-one-year-old widow raising twoteenage sons on a school teacher's salary. (She teachessecond grade at Haley Elementary School.)
He has to wash it off, Mother.
You cannot let him go to the party
unless he washes it off.
It'll look worse if I wash it.
It's India ink, it'll turn gray,
it'll look like dirt.
doesn't even know it! He doesn't
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