Little Women

The June roses over the porch were awake bright and early on that morning, rejoicing with all their hearts in the cloudless sunshine, like friendly little neighbors, as they were.” – Little Women

This was the #book my mother handed to me and said, “it’s the best book of all, but it’s the book that will make you cry.” And she was right. I related to Jo so much with her books, her imagination, and her writing. Like her, I didn’t want things to change and I didn’t want to grow up. I wanted to be one of the four sisters so badly…or to at least live next door to them so that I could be part of the #pickwick Club.

I looked up to Meg, tried my best to love Amy, and would have done anything to protect Beth. I admired the fierce strength of #marmie and fell in love with the boy next door Laurie until I thought my heart would burst. And when Jo did grow up, I grew up with her and learned lessons that would last a lifetime.
One of my favorite pop culture references to Little Women is actually from #friends bc #joeytribianni gets it:

Joey: Beth is really, really sick. Jo’s there, but I don’t think there’s anything she can do.
Rachel: Joey?
Joey: Yeah?
Rachel: You want to put the book in the freezer?

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