The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship Characters

Jeffrey Zaslow
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Christie

This character was the first child born to any of the friends. Her life made a huge impact on the girls. From the first time they met her, she seemed to belong to all of them. When she escaped from her mother and was found by the road when she was just under two-years-old, all the girls felt an amazing connection and understood a new depth of love.

Seeming older than her years, the girls watched this girl grow. They were amazed at her ability to talk with adults and by her cheerful outlook. When she developed cancer, they stood by her and supported her in any way they could. She continuously amazed them with her positive attitude, and they clung to her updates on Caring Bridge. She died at a young age after struggling with cancer.

Dr. McCormack

This character was Marilyn's father. He was an amazing...

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