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10/50: Where The Heart Is - Billie Letts

Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77 in change. But Novalee is about to discover hidden treasures in this small Southwest town -- a group of down-to-earth, deeply caring people willing to help a homeless, jobless girl living secretly in a Wal-Mart. From Bible-thumping blue-haired Sister Thelma Husband to eccentric librarian Forney Hull who loves Novalee more than she loves herself, they are about to take her -- and you, too -- on a moving, funny, and unforgettable journey to... where the heart is.

I saw this movie in theaters years ago (nine of them). I'm sure a lot of you had and if anyone enjoyed the movie READ THE BOOK! I wish I had done so earlier in my life. Even if you haven't seen the movie, read the book. It's just such a nice story about family and friends and questions the known quote that "Blood runs thicker than water".

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