So this is "Jonathee".
And this is Jonathee's friend Sarah.
According to Gus, Jonathee and Sarah are just neighbors; not living together as I'd suspected. Curious about Sarah's heritage, I asked Gus if she is an African American, and he (to my great pride) said "No, she's a doctor."
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