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I Saved A Butterfly Today!

The world is a tiny bit better than before

Photo by Alfred Schrock on Unsplash

The tiny body floated in the pool where I swam! I was sad to see the dead butterfly.

I scooped it gently out of the water and laid it gently on the concrete. Then, much to my surprise, moments later, a wing fluttered!

Sadly, one wing was damaged, so he was unable to fly. As it lay upon the hot…

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Ruby Lee

Ruby Lee

Mother, Wife, Teacher, Librarian, Teller of Stories. Author of The Marriage Wars by Leeanne Beasley Berry. Top Writer in Parenting, This Happened to Me, Humor