Sure, its unusual to have an eighteenyearold mother when youre twelve. But when youre an orphan and shes your auntand the only mother youve ever hadwell, as I explained, it had worked out real well.
Thats why I got so riled up when I heard Grandpa and Uncle Charlie talkin about findin a fella for Auntie Lou!
You see, somethin had to be done! I couldnt just sit back and watch our special family get broken up. But with Grandpa and Uncle Charlie workin so hard to get Auntie Lou married off, I really had my job cut out for me.
Then, when that poor preacher came along, it really got complicated....
And maybe youll find out what I found outabout the best kind of family, I mean.