But many came to the stage accompanied by another child beaming with pride to receive a little brother or sister, the way Jonas had when he was about to be a Five.
Each announcement was lengthy, accompanied by a speech directed at the new Twelve.
Jonas nodded, agreeing, as he recalled the incident, and its accompanying misery.
There was new clothing: different undergarments for the females, whose bodies were beginning to change; and longer trousers for the males, with a specially shaped pocket for the small calculator that they would use this year in school; but those were simply presented in wrapped packages without an accompanying speech.
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The nurse accompanied the old woman everywhere.
The exact numbers are shown in the accompanying table.