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Near the top of the canvas, a woman in a maternity gown presents the fruit of her loins to the world as though holding up a trophy.
Her crushing need for love results in a smotheringly close bond with Tony, who she shows off to prove that the fruit of her loins can result in the perfect scion of American aristocracy.
The fruit of her loins - young Miss Modo and her chubby-assed brother Jack have lurched from alcoholism and drug dependency into rehab and out again all before puberty.