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A Gift in Parting

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 26



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Story Summary

The Old Man is the most respected fisherman in a small village by everyone but his son, who hates fishing and wants a life in the big city. But when the Old Man risks his life to save the village, his son finally sees the strength and wisdom that earned him the villager's respect.