This is about what they thought and felt. Some people like to talk about their memories and experiences. Others will be very reserved in sharing those memories because of being immature, private, embarrassed, exasperated, frightened or just plain anyed. These are stories of twenty four separate people of various ages who haven't or couldn't express feelings about their stories. Your author kws them well eugh to simulate their actions, reactions, thoughts and feelings of their untold experiences.