Have you ever witnessed someone disrespect their elders, saw someone help the homeless with some food or money. These are stories about sisters and one young girl that learn what they really value. Connie is a teen that cares and values herself more than her family. The four March sisters are girls that care and value their mother more than themselves. Connie and the sisters stories are both very different, Connie was very disrespectful to her grandmother and the sisters bought their mother gifts and got themselves nothing.
Connie values herself and her appearance more than her own Grandmother. When Connie sees her grandma at the airport she instantly starts making fun of the way she looks. She says "So since she's only four feet eleven inches tall, she walks around in my mother's big coat looking ridiculous. I try to walk far behind them in public so that no one will think we're together."
The March sisters value family over themselves. It was close to Christmas time and instead of using the money they have saved over the years to buy themselves something, they each bought something for their mother. Each sister was very happy when deciding to buy their mother gifts instead of themselves.
Connie has to take her grandma to church with her. When they get there Connie is already complaining about what her grandma is doing. She wanted to go help her but didn't want to be embarrassed because she knew people that were at church. "I keep my head down like i'm praying hymns as not to see or be seen".
The youngest daughter said she was only going to get a cheap bottle so she could buy herself something too. The next morning she got up early so she could exchange the tiny bottle for a bigger expensive one. "You see I felt ashamed of my present, after reading and talking about being good this morning