Why boys should see ‘Little Women’

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January 10, 2020 - 10:30 AM

What kind of mother would take her two 16-year-old sons to see “Little Women?”

This one, as it turns out. There was some eye-rolling when the true nature of the movie became clear, and I had a moment of doubt myself: Nothing ruins a long-awaited movie more effectively than a teenager in open rebellion.

But then the lights went down, the eager heroine began pitching her writing to a skeptical publisher and I was lost in a story I loved as a girl.

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