Being a part of the #Tuck40th tour, I will answer the question of "What if you could live forever?" I'm assuming that I would indeed drink from the magic spring. I've always liked Highlander (I'm old) and I'd rather not deal with getting old at the moment. So, my answer is two-fold; I would travel to every destination I could (minus places with snow) and take in every sight. I would go to places I had been once afraid to go. The Egyptian desert (sand in my nose!) and in the middle of the ocean on some remote island (sharks!). The downside? I'd be terribly lonely seeing all of my loved ones pass over time. I'm terribly attached to people. I'm not sure how many years I could go watching generations of my family come and go. Bottom line...I'd still drink from the magic spring!
About the book:
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
1975 from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Blessed with—or doomed to—eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less of a blessing than it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune.
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