More than anything, it's a story about a mother's love and the lengths a mother will go through to give her child the best life possible.
This quote really stuck out to me and I loved it so much that I folded the corner of the page where these words were written (please don't tell the library, ha!):
So beautifully written. Miracles are all around us and we can't even see them most of the time. Be the one to see them.As we pass the running children who hold up their heads so easily, I realize miracles are so commonplace we barely recognize them anymore,
and near the circles of mothers who anxiously comparing milestones at the
school gates, I see how we live in a time where normal is never enough,and we are never full.
Joe gives me insights I could never have understood without him, and he gives me
To separate these two responses would be impossible. He is
equally beautiful and equally terrifying(pg. 42).