Today, May 8th, is the birthday of the Mockingjay – Katniss Everdeen!
I kept telling myself if I could only hold out until May, just May 8th, I would turn twelve and be able to sign up for the tesserae…
Katniss, hailing from District 12, made her first appearance in front of Panem as a Tribute in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, and went on to win the Games along with fellow Tribute Peeta Mellark. Not stopping there, she returned in the 75th Hunger Games as a Quarter Quell Tribute and shook the very roots of the tyrannical government. After the death of President Snow, and a new democratic government in the process of being established, Katniss returned to District 12.
She married Peeta, with whom she has two children.
We wish Katniss a very happy birthday!
You can read more about Katniss here in detail!