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The old man with the shopping cart in the park in the rain

I looked out my window this morning. There was a light rain and a man with a large white beard was standing under a tree in the park. He stood very still. I imagined all his worldly possessions were in the shopping cart. For a moment I saw him as a young child standing under the same tree many decades ago. I wondered what had happened in his life to bring him to this spot.

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A NY Times bestselling author, social justice activist, Oprah guest, co-author of Attack of the Three-Headed Hydras, 100% Community and Anna, Age Eight.

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