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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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continuing or repeating behavior — especially in spite of difficulties
  • Within his persistence, Caroline thought, watching from the last seat, deciding again every second not to intervene, was some deep desire to find a person who would really see him.
    p. 339.6
  • Other people found me," she said slowly, remembering Al walking up the alley, understanding for the first time the depth of his persistence.
    p. 245.9

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