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SEEDFOLKS REVIEW. Ana. Old Romanian resident in the same apartments where Wendell lives Spent time working at a parole office Suspicious of Kim’s activities in the garden. Amir. Indian Believed that people tried to avoid each other in America Grew eggplants

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Ana
  • Old Romanian resident in the same apartments where Wendell lives
  • Spent time working at a parole office
  • Suspicious of Kim’s activities in the garden
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Amir
  • Indian
  • Believed that people tried to avoid each other in America
  • Grew eggplants
  • Learned about his Polish neighbor who had been in a concentration camp
florence
Florence
  • This character’s father called their ancestors “Seedfolks” because they were the first to settle in Colorodo
  • Missed the garden during the winter
sae young
Sae Young
  • Korean woman
  • Owned a dry cleaning business with her husband before he died
  • She was robbed and became afraid of people
  • She bought funnels to help get water to the garden
virgil
Virgil
  • Haitian
  • Father drives a taxi
  • Father plants lettuce because the family needs money
  • Finds a locket in the garden that comes to symbolize hope that the garden will help the family
maricela
Maricela
  • 16-year old Mexican
  • Does not enjoy working in the garden
  • Makes a connection with Leona, who gives her some of the goldenrod she grew to help with her pregnancy
curtis
Curtis
  • Muscular African American male
  • Grew tomatoes in order to impress his ex-girlfriend Lateesha
  • Hired Royce to protect his tomatoes
gonzalo
Gonzalo
  • Young Guatemalan
  • Speaks English
  • Has to care for his Tio Juan
  • Brings Tio Juan to the garden where he is able to find a place where he can act like a man again
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Sam
  • Older Jewish man
  • Friendly
  • Starts a contest for the best idea to get water to the garden
  • Interested in bringing the people in the garden together
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Nora
  • British nurse
  • Cares for Mr. Myles
  • The reader learns about Mr. Myles through her point of view because he doesn’t speak
  • Plants flowers
leona
Leona
  • Grew up in Atlanta
  • Plants goldenrod in honor of her grandmother
  • Demanding and determined when it came to convincing the city to clear the lot
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Kim
  • Young Vietnamese girl
  • Honors her father each year at an altar on the anniversary of his death
  • Plants the first seeds (Lima beans) in the garden
wendell
Wendell
  • Middle-aged White man from Kentucky
  • Janitor at the local school
  • Son and wife both died
  • Discovers a way that he can change things from working in the garden, regardless of the past