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Monday, February 22, 2010

February: Freedom














In Copper Sun, Amari has no freedom. What freedoms would you most miss if you were to lose yours?


9 comments:

Little Willow said...

The freedom of choice, of movement, of sound, of thought, of everything.

Sharon M. Draper said...

The freedom to write. The freedom to dream. My grandmother was a writer at age 14. She had to write outside at night under the moonlight because nobody understood her deep desire to write. She wrote in a school notebook in pencil. I have her journal. One day I will write her story.
She had to write in secret!! And what she wrote was beautiful!

Dia Calhoun said...

I can't imagine living in a country where my destiny is determined by others. I believe China is this way.

Melissa Walker said...

Sharon, I love that you have that journal and that your grandmother's stories will live through you!

I think you've hit the nail on the head, too: Freedom of the mind, the freedom to dream, is so key.

JenFW said...

Little Willow's freedom of choice answer resonates with me.

Lorie Ann Grover said...

Definitely freedom of religion.

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