Who Is She? Katniss Everdeen is the 16-year-old heroine of Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games book series-turned-film-series starring Jennifer Lawrence. Katniss takes the place of her younger sister, Prim, in the deadly Hunger Games that pit children against each other for the entertainment of the Capitol.
Lesson Learned: Katniss always does whatever it takes to save those she loves, and it's this selflessness that keeps her going even when it looks like there's no hope. She recognizes that sometimes it's going to take huge sacrifices, even risking her life, but she can't give up — there are people who depend on her.
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