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One True Thing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Pages 67 - 80 Summary

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Pages 67 - 80 Summary

Kate invites the Minnies over for lunch. The Minnies are a group of women who get together every Christmas to make decorations for the city. Kate has them over every year, and this year is no exception. Ellen cooks the meal for the party because Kate is too weak. When the Minnie's arrive, they try to convince Kate to act as an overseer for the projects and not take on any physical work, but Kate will hear nothing of it. While cooking the meal - chicken paillard and zucchini soup - Ellen accidentally pours a cup of tea into the soup. She and her mother have a good laugh, calling it Ellen's exotic new recipe. None of the Minnies notice. Later, Kate tells Ellen the story of her brother going off to fight in Vietnam and coming home in a coffin.

One evening, Ellen wakes...

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