Does it get any better than this?
When Meryl tarted talking about the first woman to take a bullet for the United States, I had a sudden and overpowering urge to raise my hand and shout “Call on me! Call on me! I know the answer!”
You can tell I was really fun in elementary school, right?
Growing up in Massachusetts, we often skip crucial parts of American history (Alamo what?) in order to review, for the seventh consecutive year, the Revolutionary War. What can I say, proximity rules. Of the many, many books we read about colonial New England (Johnny Tremain, April Morning, etc) none sticks in my mind more than Ann McGovern’s The Secret Soldier. Deborah Sampson was the shiiiit.
I love when Meryl and I are on the same page.
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