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Amy has long been vilified for burning one of Jo's manuscripts. But Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Little Women takes a more nuanced look at the youngest March sister, played here by Florence Pugh.
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Renia Spiegel (left) and her younger sister, now known as Elizabeth Bellak, wade in the Dniester River around 1935. The photo can be seen on the cover of the published edition of Renia's Diary.
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