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Short Story: Playing a Tune

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The town of Discord was an unusual town, to say the least. It was filled with instruments–oboes, clarinets, violins, guitars, and more roamed the streets. All day long, they each attempted to play their own tune by rubbing or twisting their instruments as best they could. The result was the most disharmonious sound you could…

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Short Story: What Will You Wear?

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Samuel itched his skin again. He hated this terrible itch! Yet how could he escape from it? His clothes. That’s what the doctor had said. He needed to put off these clothes and put on the ones the doctor had given him. Samuel hastily changed. That was better. But the following morning, he was back…

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Short Story: Uprooting Weeds (and Overcoming Sin)

Laura pulled her sleeves back and set to work, determined that these weeds would get out of here. She wanted a well-kept garden desperately, but right now, it looked more like a garden of dandelions and crab grass. No more! This garden was going to get in shape. Hours later, Laura dragged herself back into…

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Story: Why Did You Give Me This?

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Ryan looked up from the pages of the how-to-code book with a sigh. This was sooooo hard! His eyes wandered out the window to where his brothers were throwing a ball their father had given them. Why couldn’t his father have given him something easy to use too? He was frustrated…and afraid of failing. “I…

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Story: A Mixed-Up Army

Jake had never seen such a mixed-up army before. They were in the middle of a battle, with bullets flying all around. Yet the soldiers all seemed more concerned with what their fellow soldiers thought of them than they did of the war! “I pressed my uniform this morning,” one was explaining proudly to his…

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