The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship - Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6-10 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 6 - The Things They Remember

There are many things the girls remember, some are good, and some bad. All of the memories are a part of their history. The girls remember silly things such as the boy at St. Cecilia's who was able to pick his nose and suck his thumb at the same time. They remember when Cathy was sent home from St. Cecilia's for wearing culottes. They also remember when they were seventh graders, flirting with college boys.

They remember the cold October day in 1979 when Pope John Paul II came to celebrate mass. Six of the Ames girls joined more than 300,000 people at a large farm to see him. They also remember a day in the late spring of 1980 when Jean was sunbathing in her backyard and was shot by a BB gun.

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