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Liv Fun

by Leisure Care
Winter 2013
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The Underpants
by Skye Moody

I’m turning six, soon graduating from kindergarten. There’s this boy from my kindergarten class who has a crush on me. Johnny Hardman tries bossing me around, for about two minutes before discovering that I’m untamable.
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The Lasting Gift
by Elana Zaiman

What’s the best gift you ever received? Was it the steering wheel attached to a slab of wood your grandfather built for you when you were 4? Or was it the pearl necklace your great aunt draped around your neck at 16? Was it the weekend in Paris your wife surprised you with when you retired? Or was it the birthday party your family threw in honor of your 80th?
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Third Wind
by Tammy Ruggles

I was born with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), an eye disease that has been ever so slowly robbing me of my vision as the rods and cones in my eyes gradually die off. I got my first pair of glasses at the age of two, so I grew up knowing my vision was below average. Sometimes I felt self-conscious and embarrassed, like when I had to sit next to the teacher’s desk so I could see the blackboard.

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