“Did you hear that, Carol?” Lou said, chasing after her out to the parking lot. “That girl, Jenny—you know, the one who was yelling and carrying on this morning—she took off running.”
“Here, out in the streets. She just took off running across town.”
Carol stopped. “Oh, how terrible,” she said, looking up the street. “Poor girl. She wasn’t wearing any shoes. Do you think we should try to find her?”
“I’m sure Yusuf and his team are handling it,” he said.
Before now, Carol would have thought this a sarcastic dig, but she thought she heard a hint of respect in Lou’s voice.
Lou glanced at his watch. “Listen, Carol, I have to make some calls.”
“Yes. The situation at the office is kind of a mess. I have to check in with ...