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“The shade was nice and the tree was easy to climb. Miss Sullivan climbed with me. It was so cool up in the tree we decided to have lunch there. I promised to sit still until she went to the house for some food. Suddenly a change came over the tree. I knew the sky was black because of the heat. The heat meant light to me, and it had died out of the air.
“A strange smell came up to me from the earth. I knew it—the smell which always comes before a storm. I felt alone, ...
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