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The Giving Tree

July 10, 2018 - One of my favorite books to read to my children was The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. The illustrated book, published in 1962, tells the story of the relationship between a tree and a boy. Throughout the boy’s life the tree provides all his needs as they change from year to year. Which gives the boy and the tree pleasure. At long last, the tree has no more to give; she is spent. But so is the boy, now an old man. In the last scene, the tree offers her resid

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