THE UGLY DUCKLING

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FROM THE LAND of "once upon a time"
comes the beloved story of Cinderella. A touch: of a fairy speeded and old, godmother's wand and you are days of yesterday both young

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away into the golden warming

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Ugly Duckling·
By HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON

A TIME,IN A.FARAWAY- 4ND, TH L wHEl'lE THE DUCKS ~ND THEIR NGS SWAM ALL DAY.•.

WHY, THANK YOU, , MADAM DOWNEY, BUT THERE'S STILL ONE HERE THAT WON'T . COME OllT,

TERRI"IED,.THE LOST DUCKLING LOOKED. FO!' SOMEPLACE TO HOlDE •••

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WHAT.,WERE THOSE WHIZZING THINGS? COULDN'T BE RAIN RAIN ROLLS'OFF A DUCKS BACK
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BUT'l'HE NEXT MOMENT, THE 000 DROPPED THE UGLY· DUCKli NG WITH A THUMP.

WHAT'S WRONG WITH FUN? YOU MAKE ME SICK, YOU TWOl YOU THINK THAT LAYING EGGS AND PURRING ARE THE ON,LY IMPORT>ANTTHINGS IN THE

NOW WHERE SHALL

I GO? IF! COULD FLY, ['0 GO
WITH THOSE . SIROS.

AT LAST, THE UGLY DUCKLING FOUND A PEACEFUL PLACE WHERE NO ONE BOTHERED HIM. IT WAS AUTUMN NOW. ON.E EVENING, THE SUN WENT DOWN INA BLAZE OF" Gl.ORY. ...... --::")10 _

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THE LITTLE,LONELY WONDERFUL HIS SWANS HEART

FELLOW BEAT

WATCHED

FLY AWAY TO WARMER WILDLY ...

SUDDENLY, 'HE SPIED THE :BEAUTIFUL SWANS AND, WITHOUT THINKING, UTTERED HIS STRANGE, CRYOF I

AT 'oNd;, THE AN~WER'C,U":E, :r

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OUT

SWAM

WHAT HAD

ONCE BEEN

THE UGLY DUCKLING.

BUT HE OUT

WAS NO LONGER ________

UGLY AS WHITE AS A BRIGHT ~ACROSS THE POND .. __

CLOUD HE SAILED --------.-"

BUT HE STILL 0.10 NOT KNOW THAT HE HAD GROWN"INTO A,SWAN,

BUT r DON'T CARE, !HEY CAN HURT ME AND LAUGH AT ME AS MUCH AS tHEY WANT. I MUST BE NEAR THEM.

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