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A Fable by Aesop, Retold by Cana Short
There once was a farmer who became very ill. He visited the doctor, who told him that he would not live much longer. The farmer had a wife and two sons. He hoped to find a way to take care of his family after he was gone. He did not want them to go without food.
The farmer knew that his sons were lazy. If he left them the way they were, they would probably be careless in taking care of the fields. Therefore, before he died, the farmer cal...