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And…We’re Back!

Yisrael Rutman

Everybody gets discouraged some time or other. Even the greatest people have their ups and downs. But they don’t give up. They keep on trying. Even if you don’t reach your goal in the end, if you haven’t given up, that itself is a comeback. This week, Jr. explores many different kinds of comebacks. We hope they inspire you to make a great comeback of your own.

 

Waiting for Madame (and Still Waiting)

Tzipie Wolner

We were sitting around the dinner table when Monsieur Two-Meh-Two banged on the table with his fork. “So kids, who misses Madame Chamberlaine?” I jumped out of my seat. “Is she finally coming back?!” “I’m afraid so,” Monsieur said sadly.

 

The Real Me

Ruchie Bromberg

Dearest readers, This month we’re proud to introduce you to Libby, a wonderful, happy, and talented girl born with Down syndrome.



 
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