History Heartwarming / DearAmerica

2nd Mar '16 10:43:10 PM toongrrl1990
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[[folder: I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1691]]

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2nd Mar '16 4:13:50 PM EnglishGuruLady
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* Rosalina's employee/master takes her aside specifically to say he approves of her Lenten sacrifice.

* Later on, it is discovered that [[spoiler: Rosa and her brother Domingo are related to their employer, and he adopts them.]]


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* Although Anetka's marriage is arranged and awkward, all her interactions with her daughters are heartwarming. So too are her SlapSlapKiss interactions with Leon, right up until [[spoiler: TheyDo.]]


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* Midway through the diary, Zipporah's middle sister Miriam marries an Irish-American fireman, causing her family to disown her and her mother to pretend she is dead. At the end, [[spoiler: Miriam and her husband come to see Zipporah's play, and Miriam confronts her mother. The entire family makes up.]]

* Around her birthday, Zipporah feels no one cares about her or notices her big day because life has been so chaotic. Her oldest sister Tovah makes a point to take her to a grown-up café, where other surprises like flowers and hair ribbons await.

* Miriam's secret love interest Sean makes her a handmade card for Valentine's Day, despite the fact that their romance is forbidden on both sides.


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* The relationship between Bess and her twin sister Elin falls into this. Elin does several small heartwarming things after Bess becomes blind, such as writing her diary entries and giving her cat a bell so Bess knows when she is nearby.


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* The boarders at Hawkins' Boarding House all come together to comfort Mrs. Rosenthal during an air raid drill. Doubly heartwarming since it turns out she [[spoiler: narrowly escaped the Nazis.]]
6th Jan '16 10:33:41 PM toongrrl1990
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* The Epilogue reads that Alma married Cyril and became the Duchess of Eddington, Alma's parents reconciled, the families got together for her wedding at his family estate in England with Kat and Clary as bridesmaids, Kat soon met a man who was intrigued by her unique personality and daring after a coma, and she has three children---one named Cassandra after Kat's late sister Cassie and gave Cassie her diary.
6th Jan '16 10:23:02 PM toongrrl1990
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* Alma falling in love with a wounded soldier named Cyril.
* The suffragists are released from jail, along with Mrs. Wilhelm and Kat's Mother, who've shown up for a school ceremony of their daughters, especially Kat winning an award for proficiency in Latin. Kat runs and hugs her mother.
6th Jan '16 10:07:07 PM toongrrl1990
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* Mother's letter to her husband and daughter where she writes of her treatment in jail and notes how she hates she's missing several months of her daughter growing up and how their sacrifice is the greatest in the family, "that of the youngest child and the patient and understanding husband" and notes that they are all truth seekers.
6th Jan '16 9:56:39 PM toongrrl1990
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* Clary and Kat picking the grown tomatoes from the Victory Garden, where they start biting into them (like with apples) and then started playing around in the rain. Kat notes it's the single happiest moment she had in months and for Clary, especially according to how Auntie Claire's maid Juby knows that Clary isn't able to do much and enjoy life due to how her disability was viewed in that era.
6th Jan '16 9:48:44 PM toongrrl1990
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* Alma being comforted by the Countess of Limerick, who knows Alma is underage, doesn't care about that, and told her she once ran away with a drunk at her age who died within five years. "You haven't run away. You have run to something and therein lies all the difference," she tells the younger girl.
5th Jan '16 9:26:11 PM toongrrl1990
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* Dr. Bowen allowing Kat to skip her a school day to come with him to the hospital, where she watched his teaching demos and got to understand percentages due to how they're used in the medical profession.
* Clary and Kat enjoying their Victory Garden together; Dr. and Mrs. Bowen's romantic gazes.
5th Jan '16 8:44:31 PM toongrrl1990
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** When Alma tells Dr. Bowen that Kat is afraid she'll be alone, due to Mrs. Bowen on the picket line and if he goes to the frontlines to treat the soldiers; he assures his daughter and niece that is job is to train the younger doctors at hospitals in the D.C. and Maryland area due to [[DadTheVeteran his experience in the Spanish American War]], he snorts about his wife's noble cause being noble yet inconvenient. Alma then replies she wished her father was as civil and understanding as her uncle here and he assures her that she has a place in their household always.
5th Jan '16 8:09:53 PM toongrrl1990
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* That moment when the mentally disabled Clary sees her mother when she helps Alma and Kat take some heated bricks and coffee to the picket lines, obviously a lot of hugging and whooping and TearsOfJoy.
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