Like Water for Chocolate - Chapter 7, July, Ox-Tail Soup Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, July, Ox-Tail Soup Summary

Finally, the day arrives when Tita returns to her old self. Chencha arrives with a pot of ox-tail soup, and it is so comforting and nourishing that Tita cries.
Tita's tears become a stream of water, and John comes into the kitchen to see what is happening. John is grateful to Chechna for healing Tita, because none of his efforts have been able to accomplish this. Tita's tears turn to smiles when she and Chechna talk about life on the ranch and all the memories they share.

Chechna gives Tita a letter from Gertrudis, thanking her for sending the clothes and telling her that she is leaving that place to find where she really belongs. Gertrudis also mentions the man who took her away from home that day and hopes to return home again one day to...

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