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Jackie Reveals Her Parents' Death & Her Abuse

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JACKIE
My Dad was a plumber.


INT. HOUSE - DAY (FLASHBACK)

Four year-old Jackie runs toward her plumber Dad. She brings him a pipe-wrench.

He takes it, smiles.


INT. CAR ON FREEWAY - DAY (FLASHBACK)

JACKIE (O.S.)
Dad and Mom died in a car wreck 3 years ago.

On a rainy freeway, Jackie, 16 in the back seat, points frantically past her Dad, who has turned around (in tandem with Jackie's mother) from the front seat to flash a funny-face at Jackie.

The car crashes in a white flash.


EXT. FUNERAL - DAY (FLASHBACK)

In the rain, black-dressed Jackie pushes GrandMother in her wheelchair away from a funeral.


INT. PROFESSOR GRABBYHANDS' OFFICE - DAY (FLASHBACK)

JACKIE (O.S.)
My professor took advantage of my loneliness.

Einstein-haired PROFESSOR GRABBYHANDS gropes up from Jackie's abdomen.

PROFESSOR GRABBYHANDS
Sing from your diaphragm, baby...

Jackie pushes Professor GrabbyHands off of her.


INT. ICU - NIGHT (CONTINUOUS)

JACKIE
That's why I slapped you.

HANK
I know. GrandMother told me.

Hank strokes Jackie's cheek.

JACKIE
I can't trust anyone.

Hank pushes Jackie's hair-lock behind her ear.

HANK
GrandMother trusts me.

JACKIE
That's why I can't accept love from men.

HANK
I'm gonna' protect you for her.

JACKIE
That's why I never sing anymore.

HANK
She's gonna hear you sing.