The Right Kind of Friend

[For children]

When Marcy arrived home from school each day, she usually headed for the cookie jar. Then she changed into her playclothes and ran outside to ride her shiny black bike.

Often her neighborhood friends rode with her. There was Tammy, Alicia, Holly, and sometimes Patty from the next street over, as well as Steve, David, and Art.

Lately Marcy noticed that Tammy, who lived across the street, was acting strangely. They usually played together a great deal and always had fun. But now, as soon as others joined them, Tammy would sulk and act up and go home. At first Marcy thought: "Boy, what a big baby! I don't want Tammy for my friend anymore."

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"Dominion, not subjection"
July 13, 1968

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