Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Ugly Duckling

A was singing bits and pieces of a kids' song.  I recognized the story being the "Ugly Duckling" classic.  He confirmed that they listened to the CD of the story in the Club House were he stays at after school.  I like this story.  So I told him that it was a classic and that we used to watch a cartoon called "jooje ordak-e zesht" in Persian which was the illustrations of this very story. I narrated the idea in a very brief version ... "and the ugly duckling grew up to become a swan.  Have you seen a swan?  They are very beautiful.  The duck are pretty but the swan are the most beautiful birds, at least I think like so" when he interrupter me "just like you mommy"... My heart was melting.

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