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She’d considered sneaking upstairs to get some sleep like Katie, but decided it would be better to just endure until the end.  These girls took things so personally.  Sometimes she sort of felt sorry for them, in the same way one feels bad when looking at women with too much plastic surgery.  Their stretched faces, no longer human, make the observer uncomfortable; even though it’s something the women inflicted on themselves, the observer can’t help but feel some blame for their condition.