The Caregiver

Sitting on a small plastic chair in her Melbourne living room, five-year-old Breanna Croxford has only to look up if she wants to see her mother. Donna Croxford was killed in Bali, but the walls are crowded with pictures of her—as a bright-eyed 18-year-old, as a ballet dancer and at her wedding to husband John in 1996, smiling in a sunny park. The pictures bring comfort to John, too; he can sit on the sofa after a long day at work and caring for Breanna and talk to his wife. When his daughter asks for her, he does his best to...

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