Mar 13, 2012
I sat and watched Charlie St. Cloud tonight with my daughter and really appreciated to very slight part of the EMT who saved his life... a stranger, but connected... a mentor whose words gave Charlie the push he needed when the time came for a choice to be made.
In Hunger Games it was Haymitch. In Ella Enchanted it was Lucinda. In Harry Potter it was Dumbledore. These characters aren't always the most pleasant people, but they tell it like it is and ultimately inspire the main characters to greater things.