The loony tree that grows stuffed animals and enraptures kids
Would they have recognized his intrinsic value unlikely! Then in another go-through of the storage unit, there he was after all, in another box. The relief of that buoyed me for months — and actually, continues to and seems to have put things in permanent perspective.
Lost my good birding binoculars? Pfff — replaceable! I paid more than I care to admit to have my stuffed elephant shipped home from a conference in Vegas after forgetting it in the hotel. She goes on all business trips with me.
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I had a house fire that tragically took our beloved pets, as well as the majority of our belongings. It was absolutely awful, but soon afterward my dear cousin picked through the wreckage and found my cherished stuffed sheep, Baa, who I had had since babyhood totally intact. We all cried tears of joy, he was a light in the darkness.
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