Happy Birthday, Judy Blume, born 12 February 1938
The author of the Fudge series and Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, has won more than 90 literary awards over her 44 year career.
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The brace looks like the one Dr. Kliner showed us three weeks later. It’s the ugliest thing I ever saw.
I’m going to take it off as soon as I get home. I swear, I won’t wear it. And nobody can make me. Not ever!…I had to fight to keep from crying.
Just when I thought I was going to be okay Ma started. “Oh, my God!” she cried. “What did we ever do to deserve this?” She buried her face in a tissue and made sobbing noises that really got me sore. The louder she cried the madder I got until I shouted, “Just stop it, Ma! Will you just stop it please!”
Dr. Kliner said, “You know, Mrs. Fenner, you’re making this very hard on your daughter.”
Ma opened the door and ran out of Dr. Kliner’s office.
Daddy hugged me and said, “I’m proud of you, Deenie. You’re stronger than your mother.”