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Because, in the beginning of the story it says, "Hazel had a perfectly average intelligence, which meant she couldn't think about anything except in short bursts." Which is saying that she can't think about anything for a long time for example, her crying.

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Q: Why does Hazel Bergeron forget what she is crying about?
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