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....said the Skin Horse to the Velveteen Rabbit

Friday, March 01, 2013



You become. It takes a long time. That's why it doesn't often happen to people who break easily, have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, your eyes drop out and you get loose joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand.



This is dedicated to my dear friend Annie who I bet has a copy of this book that she treasures just as I do mine.

Love you Annie.
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BUTEAFULL 3/5/2013 12:54PM

    I never read the Velveteen Rabbit, guess it's about time

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/3/2013 1:26PM

    Oh my! I guess I might qualify as real then. LOL

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KRZYKAT3 3/3/2013 1:31AM

    emoticon I have not evre read this book. Guess not having children I have missed some good literature. Guess I better go to the children's library soon

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1CRAZYDOG 3/2/2013 11:45AM

    Oh my gosh . . . when I saw the title of your blog I HAD to read it! That is my all time, 100% favorite book of all times. Closely followed by Good Night Moon! We're real!!!!! hUGS

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DRAGONCHILDE 3/1/2013 8:25PM

    I adore that book. It's always been a beloved favorite.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 3/1/2013 6:00PM

    you must have differant childrens books overthere than we have in england as i have never heard of the book but sounds great.thanks for sharing and i am sure annie appreciates it. emoticon

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