I was already 20 years old when i first read Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’ The heartwarming story made my 10 year-old self visit the yellowing pages of the book (bought it secondhand) again and again and again.

The child in me reasoned and squabbled with scout; fought and laughed with jem and dill; listened to atticus and miss maudie; argued with calpurnia and miss stephanie; cried when tom robinson died; and gone bonkers over the mystery of boo radley. .


My favorite line in the book was narrated by scout: “Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them.”