42% done with Awakenings

If I had invented ‘Big Bertha’ for a story, Shakespeare, Hemingway, Tolstoy, and Joyce would have risen from the grave, come to my home, and taken turns beating the hell out of me for making up such a preposterous character. Not even the writers of Futurama would have accepted her.

That what makes her so amazing and unforgettable, just the sheer fact she really did exist.