A mysterious old beggar woman, who has lived on the streets for many years. Most of the kids ignore her but Dolita has a special bond with her. Ma Kensie has a wealth of knowledge, an abundance of wisdom and secrets beyond your imagination.

"Well," said Ma Kensie, pulling her scruffy black shawl over her shoulders and fastening the only button that was left hanging by a single thread on her tatty red cardigan. Dolita snuggled down beside the old woman, puling the plastic sheet and dirty rug over them to keep out the chill of the night air. Raggy snuggled down too. They were all happy to be together. Ma Kensie began: "Your mother came from Oaxaca: Dolita's eyes widened as she listened. Ma Kensie paused, studied and continued..."

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