Diane McCarthy

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Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes- this is my Absolute FAVORITE book in the whole universe. But I've only read it 3 times. They made a movie named Charlie after it

Great book

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Set in South Carolina in The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.

The King's Speech!

Winning team: Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth and Colin Firth as King George VI in the film The King's Speech

This was a great movie. True story and great acting. 5 of 5

The King's Speech Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi) The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Great movie

Erin Brockovich ~ "An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Watch on Netflix. Movie explores ancient Chinese foot binding and Laotung (sisters for eternity) ritual. I throughly enjoyed this movie because it gives the viewer a window into Chinese culture from an ancient and modern perspective and shows the common thread that love is timeless. Laotung - sisters for life is a tribute to sisterhood and it's importance to us going forward.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See Two Chinese girls communicate throughout their lives with a secret language for women, written on fans exchanged at special events.