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While walking along a beach at dawn, an old man saw a boy

picking starfish up off the sand and throwing them back

into the sea. He caught up with the boy and asked him what

he was doing.

The boy replied that the starfish would die if left

exposed on the sand after sunrise.

"But this beach goes on for miles," the old man said.

"There must be thousands of starfish stranded on the sand.

What difference will it make to save just a few?"

The boy looked at the starfish he was holding in his hand,

then threw it onto the surf.

"Well, for that starfish it makes a big difference."

-First published in BINGWA Magazine Issue 16 2016

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Submitted by Faith Wahu, Moi Primary School, Nakuru, Kenya.

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super-quotes-Coins always make a sound but currency notes are always silent. So, when your value increases, stay quiet!

-Laughing faces do not mean there is absence of sorrow, it means they have the ability to deal with them.