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Great story, Anna. Beautiful writing. I have a feeling you will be an important influence in Olivia’s life. And in others. I hope there will be more tales to tell.

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Thanks so much, Elaine ☺️

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Friendships that span generations are a beautiful gift - for both friends. My dearest friend is now 84 years old, over 30 years older then me. We have gently and unobtrusively mentored each other over our long friendship.

What a gift you both have there, Anna. 🙏💙💚🦋

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I so agree, we need more intergenerational friendships!

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Mar 15Liked by Anna Codrea-Rado

Beautiful story. Thank you for making me smile.

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Thanks so much, Natalie ☺️

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I love the story. Very touching.

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Mar 19Liked by Anna Codrea-Rado

That Olivia sounds like a blast! It's important to love the little girls who are "too much." In a good environment, they will do great things. I'm so glad that you're her buddy.

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You're so right about supporting the kids that normally get brushed off as being too much. I hate to admit that initially I did that but I'm so proud to call her my friend now 😊

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Aww well, the important thing is that you learned and evolved - many of us stick to our initial impressions out of pride, and you didn't. This story sounds like it could be a book or something; teachings from a child. 👏

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Mar 17Liked by Anna Codrea-Rado

Loved the plot twist with Olivia, haha. I'm sorry you lost you pup, and happy for you finding friendship in such an unexpected place. ♥

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She really muscled her way in but I'm so glad she did :)

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Mar 17Liked by Anna Codrea-Rado

Love how children, even when they are not ours, can help us heal. Also I’m sorry about Dolly, please accept my condolences.

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You draw the reader in so well. Nothing’s lost on those kids. Maybe you’re the friendly adult in their lives when they’re struggling elsewhere. Thanks for posting.

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They're the eyes and ears of the street, nothing gets passed them!!

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Mar 15Liked by Anna Codrea-Rado

This touched me. Lovely writing. : )

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Thanks so much <3

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Mar 15Liked by Anna Codrea-Rado

Such a sweet story during what was surely a difficult time

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Thank you 💕

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Beautiful! Thank you!

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