Story Theme: Vulnerability

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The Girl Who Became Family With Ferns
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Four interwoven tales...

A policeman gets caught up in a storm so mighty that all he can do is cling to a lamp post for safety...

A hunter, up early to hunt the elk, finds himself unable to leave the house without taking some rather unlikely things with him...

A girl "with a storm in her head" takes refuge in the mountains, away from the rejection of people. But then she gets so lonely...

Faced with the young man with the intense desire to learn, the professor finds all his words coming out like cardboard, and gives up his job out of an intense desire to embody what he's been lecturing about...


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63:01 2011 Subscription info »
An Old Pair Of Boots
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Three interwoven tales...

An old man wears an old pair of boots until one boot wears out, and he finds that wearing one boot is worse than wearing no boots at all, but that's not exactly fun either...

A sailor's wife offers him an ultimatum: "give up your life of the sea, or give up our marriage", because she finds she can't bear the waiting, the not knowing whether he'll ever come home from his latest voyage...

A boy discovers a hidden creature in the forest, banished and unwanted, and brings him home, with transformative consequences for his whole family...
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55:26 2011 Subscription info »