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Curly ( Part I )
Once upon a time there was a little girl, that lived
with her mother, her father and her brother. She
was only seven years old. her brother was eight
years older then her. mary was this little girl's name.
She was happy, but she had no one to play with.
One day her father had gone to work as he always had.
Later that day - it started to rain very hard. her father
and his friend had to work outside. they saw two little
puppies playing and rolling in the mud.
They each got one puppy, They were far away from any
houses. Mary's father said - I'll take this one to my daughter.
When he got home and Mary saw the puppy, her eyes opened
wide with joy. she told her father - I hope you got him for me
and not for my brother.
Her father said - of course my darling daughter, I got him for
you. The little puppy was very dirty. Mary said - I'll give him
a bath so I can see his color. after the bath she saw that the
little puppy was very pretty. He was white as snow.
Her father asked - what will you name him? she said - I thought
maybe snow. Then she saw a black spot on his forehead and said
I don't know. When the little puppy was all dried up he was waggling
his tail. She could tell he was happy.
She also saw that he was full of curls. she couldn't even see his eyes.
She then thought to herself - I got the perfect name for him. I will
name him Curly, just like he's always been. She then went to tell her
family. His name shall be Curly. Everybody agreed that that was a
Written by Lucilla M. Carrillo
To be continued