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Jr. Tales

Rachel Stein

“Nechemia, look!” Eli’s awed tone shook Nechemia out of sleep’s comforting hold, and he soon joined his brother in gazing through the window. A winter wonderland stretched out as far as their eyes could see, cottony snowflakes wrapped around every branch and blade of grass, and they locked eyes in an instant of mutual understanding.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

“Just at that moment, Mommy knocked and poked her head inside their room, wearing a broad smile. “I see you’ve guessed the news already, boys. Enjoy your day off!” “Yippee!” Their call yodeled through the house, bringing a wail of protest from baby Yossi who had been peacefully sleeping. The two exchanged a guilty glance as they heard their mother’s footsteps rushing past their room to take Yossi out of his crib.

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