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Wonder Wednesdays

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You Make a Difference โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿš๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ๏ธ

๐“ฆ๐“ธ๐“ท๐“ญ๐“ฎ๐“ป ๐“ฆ๐“ฎ๐“ญ๐“ท๐“ฎ๐“ผ๐“ญ๐“ช๐”‚

An old man walking along the beach came upon a child sifting through debris left by the nightโ€™s tide. Every so often, he would pick up a starfish and toss it back to the sea.

The old man asked him the purpose of his efforts. โ€The tide has washed the starfish onto the beach. They will die unless I throw them back.โ€

The old man looked around at the miles of beach. โ€There are more starfish than you can ever save. You cannot make a difference.โ€

The child bent to pick up another starfish and send it back to the ocean. Then he looked up at the old man, smailed and replied, โ€œI can make a difference to this one.โ€

You make a difference!

Adapted from The Star Thrower by Loren Eiseley

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