Kennedy's husband. He's an eye surgeon, and his paycheck allows Kennedy to keep her job as a public defender without experiencing financial hardship. Micah is very supportive of Kennedy and her career, though he teases her often about her habit of "lawyering" him in every argument. When Kennedy takes on Ruth's case and struggles to understand why Ruth wants to testify, even though it might make things worse, Micah encourages Kennedy to understand that sometimes having the opportunity to speak is more important than winning.
Micah Character Timeline in Small Great Things
The timeline below shows where the character Micah appears in Small Great Things. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 5, Kennedy
...Kennedy. Everyone overslept, her daughter Violet refused to eat cereal, and then after Kennedy's husband Micah gave Violet an egg, she screamed, "I want a fucking knife!" When she wailed again,... (full context)
Chapter 8, Kennedy
Chapter 11, Kennedy
Chapter 16, Kennedy
Chapter 17, Ruth
Chapter 18, Kennedy
Chapter 21, Kennedy
Chapter 24, Kennedy