Friday Fun Facts: Louisa May Alcott the Tomboy
Louisa May Alcott was born on this day in 1832. Family friends included Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson. She never married and was a tomboy, like Jo in her most well-known novel Little Women. After her sister died shortly after childbirth, she raised her niece. She also later adopted a nephew. Early in her writing career, she wrote under the pen names Flora Fairfield and A. M. Barnard.
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