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The Star Fish Story

“Do you want to pet the starfish?” the young woman at the museum’s petting exhibit asked. She did not tell me the exhibit was for kids. She did not ask me to push away from the rail. She made room for my curiosity. She showed me the starfish’s mouth, and its eyes. She said, “It’s softer than it looks.” She let me hold the star fish until it curled...

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