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Rachel Dratch, Martha Plimpton & Other Rad People Read Judy Blume’s Deenie

Growing up, my favorite Judy Blume book was Deenie, because the title character had scoliosis. My dad had scoliosis as a kid and was in a torso cast for two years, and was deeply worried that my brother or I would inherit his spinal problems. Reading Deenie helped me understand why. (For the record, I have never developed scoliosis,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 4, 2013