“Then, he said goodbye very politely and hung up,” says Peggy. “Well, I guess you and Dad won’t have to worry about me anymore. That’s the end of my career as a homewrecker.”
Milly says nothing, and continues to fiddle with kitchen work.
“Mom,” says Peggy, “I know you feel sorry for me. You think my poor little heart is broken. But you can save your sympathy. I can see things clearer now. I made a fool of myself. I’m getting some sense hammered into me now. I’m glad I’m out of that mess. I’m glad I’ll never see him again! I -” At the verge of tears, Peggy leaves the room.
The scene shifts to Bullard’s Drug Store. Fred is waiting on two young customers.
“Two chocolate sundaes, coming up!” says Fred.