Deborah Ross

Mixed blessings | 30 January 2010

Precious<br /> 15, Nationwide

15, Nationwide

Claireece ‘Precious’ Jones is a 21-stone, illiterate, black, 16-year-old girl with a father who rapes her — not every day, but still — and a mother so insanely abusive that she throws televisions at her and force-feeds her hairy pig’s feet.

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