The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship - Chapters 16 - Afterword Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 16 - Afterword Summary and Analysis

Chapter 16 - Through Kell'yy Eyes

This chapter focuses on Kelly. She is getting a divorce and is working through the emotions resulting from her separation from her children. Looking back, the girls notice how times have changed. They remember when they weren't supposed be playing soccer with boys and were told that girls could not pole vault. Now it's a different world, and of the best changes is the fact that a woman can make her own choices.

Diana was an accountant, and she took time off to raise her kids. Now she works 20 hours a week at Starbucks because she wants to. She enjoys listening to her co-workers and talking with them. Kelly love the idea that Diana chosen this sort of job. Kally also thinks highly of Jenny who works in politics. The small-town girl...

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