Older brother of Noodles Has a syndrome, is kind and caring "Needles, shaking his head, ran over and picked the dollars up and handed them to Black"(Reynolds, page 85).
father of Jazz and Ali, ex of Doris shoplifter, caring, good father "I mean. I'll give you the clothes. But your scrawny ass gotta text me when you get there, and when you make it back home. What time the party start?" (Reynolds, page 97).
Mother of Ali and Jazz, ex of John Hard working, caring, over protective "PUNISHMENT! You are not allowed to leave the house , except to get your hand looked at by Malloy. "(Reynolds, page 177).