We've all been wondering who Aunt Lydia was before becoming one of Gilead's brutal and ruthless Aunts, and The Handmaid's Tale
Season 3 Episode 8 delivered.
Well, for the most part. As interested as I was in her life before, I would like to have seen her transition under Gilead's' rule as well.
However, after getting a glimpse into her backstory, I think she probably adapted quite well.
Aunt Lydia's past as a family law attorney turned fourth-grade school teacher was a bit surprising.
I expected her to have been the warden at a prison, or the very least, a correctional officer.
Aunt Lydia always had a desire to help children, and based on her conversation with the school principal, Jim, I assume her reason for becoming a teacher was to reach more children.
When we're introduced to Ryan, a little boy in Miss. Clements' fourth-grade class whose mother is running late to pick him up,