Inside the Pink Room

September 13, 2012
By schme17 BRONZE, Monticello, Illinois
schme17 BRONZE, Monticello, Illinois
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“Inside the Pink Room” by Olivia Stein is very relatable and touched my heart. In this short story fiction, Naomi has moved from New York City to a small town across the county to start a new life with her mother who has severe mental issues. In the story, Naomi meets a popular girl named Alexa. Naomi has been invited to a party but during the party Naomi is smothered by all her mother’s needs, and she doesn’t wasn’t that anymore. But, at the party, she finds out that Alexa has a mother who has problems just like Naomi’s mother. Although, the very next day at school, Alexa tells everyone about Naomi’s mom and everyone makes fun of her.

The author's comments:
Everyone, (including me) used to the new kids at school and know it’s hard to make new friends. This story tells me to be proud of who I am and my family and love and cherish them no matter what happens.

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