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The Wonderment of Children: How Long Can It Last?

Photo by Isabel Rose Lysiak

Hilde Kate Lysiak poses with one of her community newspapers. Photo by Isabel Rose Lysiak

They were a mixed-match pair walking to school; the gray of their uniform skirts and jumpers contrasted nicely with the crimson sweaters they wore over white blouses. Just then, a strong wind gust blew against the crabapple tree they walked under. I watched as the face of the littlest one broke out into the widest grin, her eyes lighting up at this wondrous, warm snowfall that tickled her cheeks but unlike the cold one, didn’t wet her. All the while her sister, friend, protector gently tugged her arm, looking back, trying to keep them on their tight morning schedule. Continue reading

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