if they'd stayed together...they might all be alive...and have their original noses.
the GIRLS, too
and, YES, that matters
someone close to them told them as children that they were ugly as children,
whomever it was,
they were in that house.
You plant pain early enough,
it will sprout,
and take root deep.
Don't tell children they're ugly. Even in jest.
They believe it. It eats them from the inside later.