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They agreed that out of respect David should approach Norm for Carol’s hand in marriage, and as soon as possible. The following week David came to the Crowder home and found Norm in the kitchen, sitting at the kitchen table with a glass of whisky in his hand. ’ 41 Don't Look Back-TEXT PAGES 20/7/04 7:26 AM Page 42 DON’T LOOK BACK: THE DAVID BUSSAU STORY David was polite but firm. There was not a hint of nerves. For him, it was just protocol. ’ Then he stormed out of the kitchen, across the back lawn and up the path towards his vegetable garden, leaving David stunned.
Though the boys lived as brothers, they could never really trust each other. Secrecy was always the safest way. David knew he would survive if he was selfcontained. Then he slid into his dirty fort to count out his savings and enjoy some sweet biscuits he’d stolen on a warehouse raid. He couldn’t remember which boy first discovered a gap under the eave of the warehouse, but word quickly spread through the dormitories. That kind of communication was another secret night-time activity. It had to be.
With all the nurses’ attention, he barely spared a thought for the boys back at Sedgley. They were not allowed to visit and, knowing their timetables, he had not expected them to come. As David anticipated, there was little fuss made over him when he returned to the Boys’ Home. School and daily chores continued and he was expected to start back where he left off, with some concessions for his handicap. It was now impossible for him to milk a cow, and dishwater posed an infection risk, but he could still dry dishes or feed the chickens with his good hand.