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|Dodge||Dodge is the patriarch of the family. He is in his 70s and is dying. Read More|
|Tilden||Tilden is the family's none-too-bright oldest son, around 45. A former athlete, he is the father of Vince and of the buried child. Read More|
|Bradley||Bradley is the family's middle son. He lost his leg in a chainsaw accident. Read More|
|Halie||Halie is the matriarch of the family. She is the mother of Bradley, Tilden, and Ansel. Read More|
|Vince||Vince, also called Vincent, is 22 years old. He is Tilden's son, but he has not been seen by the family for at least six years. Read More|
|Shelly||Shelly is Vince's girlfriend. She is a sensible woman who knows when to cut her losses and leave. Read More|
|Ansel||Ansel is the family's son who was murdered by his wife. He is remembered by his mother as perfect, but it is unclear what he was actually like.|
|Baby||The baby is the buried child of the title, who was doted on by Tilden and murdered by Dodge. When Halie remembers Vince as a perfect baby, she may actually be remembering this baby.|
|Father Dewis||Father Dewis is a Protestant minister who is likely having an affair with Halie. He recognizes the family for what it is and clears out.|