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#SaraReads: Poem- Remember to be patient

Anushka Jain no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Remember to be patient

Hi friends, Sara here! 14 year old Anushka has just the right message for us during these tough times- be patient. Sometimes that is the only way to deal with a crisis, isnt it?

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#SaraReads #IForgotDay Special: Story- I forgot. Almost!

Smrithi Sathyanarayanan no comments
#SaraReads #IForgotDay Special: Story- I forgot. Almost!

Hey everyone! Did you know today is “I Forgot…” Day, a fun holiday in some parts of the world. And of course, we have some brilliant stories on this interesting theme. Like this beautifully crafted story by 12 year old Smrithi from Bangalore. Can you think of something you forgot?

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#SaraReads: Stories- The Alien Cat

Riddhima Gurnani one comment
#SaraReads: Stories- The Alien Cat

Sara here, everyone. Ready for some alien mystery? Read this very creative story by 9 year old Riddhima from Gurgaon.

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#SaraReads: Story- An Alien Encounter

Vihaan no comments
#SaraReads: Story- An Alien Encounter

Yo! Sara here, folks. How are you celebrating World UFO day? You are not? Then here is the perfect story by 8 year old Vihaan from Bangalore, to get your imagination flowing. Read on and tell me what you think an alien would look like.

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#SaraReads: Story-An unplanned journey to the palace of Jojo

Kush D Manek no comments
#SaraReads: Story-An unplanned journey to the palace of Jojo

Hi friends, Sara here. 11 year old Kush from Kolkata sends in this fantasy tale of a book and a palace. Brace yourself for a thriller.

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#SaraReads: Story- Dilemma

Prakhar Rathi no comments

Hey friends, Sara here! 14 year old Prakhar from Surat writes in this beautiful short story about the dilemma a young man faces, torn between a bright future and leaving behind his loving parents.

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#SaraReads: Poem- I Wonder

Mark Gonsalves no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- I Wonder

Hey friends, Sara here. I am amazed by the writing talent displayed by 6 year old Mark from Ahmedabad, in pulling together this beautiful poem.

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#SaraReads: Essay- A Tribute to Doctors

Mehr Kapoor no comments
#SaraReads: Essay- A Tribute to Doctors

Hey, Sara here! On Doctor’s Day today, I am happy to share this essay by 11 year old Mehr from Kolkata on why now, more than ever, we should be immensely grateful to Doctors.

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#SaraReads: Story-Lockdown and the Magic School

Sanvi Ranga no comments
#SaraReads: Story-Lockdown and the Magic School

Hey everyone. Sara here! How about joining the fairies in their magic school, while we wait for our own schools to open up? That is exactly what 7 year old Sanvi from Mysore did. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Essay-Cristiano Ronaldo – The G.O.A.T(Greatest of all time)

Mridul Rishi no comments

Hey everyone. Sara here. I can totally relate with the awe and passion 13 year old Mridul from Chennai exudes, for his favourite sports person. What has been your fan moment? Read on.

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#SaraReads: Poem-Human, the caged one

Adya Nathany no comments
#SaraReads: Poem-Human, the caged one

Hey friends, Sara here. Here is a beautiful poem by 14 year old Adya from Kolkata. How do we feel locked in at home, watching the birds soar high in the sky? Read on.

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#SaraReads: Special Limericks Combo

Aditya Salian 3 comments
#SaraReads: Special Limericks Combo

Hey everyone, Sara here.  Some witty limericks to put a smile on your face, by 13 year old Aditya. Enjoy and tell me what you think?

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#SaraReads: Story- The Lost Blackberries

Miraya Bisaria no comments
#SaraReads: Story- The Lost Blackberries

Hello people. Your friend, Sara here! Are animals capable of kindness? Read this cute story by 7 year old Miraya from Gurgaon to know.

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#SaraReads: Essay- Lets keep our planet clean and healthy

Poorvi one comment

Hey friends, Sara here. Through the lockdown we have read so much about how nature has benefited as humans have stayed locked in. 13 year old Poorvi from Chennai wants us to make a resolve to not revert to our old practices, once normalcy resumes. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Papa, you are so cool!

Ayaansh Patni no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Papa, you are so cool!

Hi all , Sara here! I know Father’s Day just went by, but telling dad you love him should not need a special occasion, right? Read 7 year old Ayaansh’s ode to his dad.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Moving away from Friends

Karthik S no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Moving away from Friends

Hey, Sara here. How is the Sunday coming along everyone? Here is 12 year old Karthik from Bangalore, sharing a poem about what moving away from friend feels like. Feels familiar, doesnt it?

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#SaraReads: Story-The Value of Hard Earned Money

Aashrita Keni one comment
#SaraReads: Story-The Value of Hard Earned Money

Hi there, your best friend Sara is back with a meaningful and relatable story by 12 year old Aashrita from Chennai. What a valuable lesson to learn from our parents!

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#SaraReads: Essay-A dream holiday at the beach

Siddharth Mundra one comment
#SaraReads: Essay-A dream holiday at the beach

Sara here, everyone. A holiday, and a BEACH holiday at that, is everyone’s dream right now, isnt it? Thanks to 9 years old Siddharth from Kolkata for penning it down beautifully in such detail.

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#SaraReads: Poem- What Lockdown Has Taught Me

Pratyusha Chakraborty 2 comments
#SaraReads: Poem- What Lockdown Has Taught Me

Hello everyone, Sara here. Kicking off the weekend with this happy poem by 12 year old Pratyusha from Mumbai about what life in lockdown is like. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Story- Genie and Coronavirus

S.V. Hariharan 2 comments
#SaraReads: Story- Genie and Coronavirus

Hey, Sara here! I love it when kids rethink old tales, into a current context. Dont miss this moving adaptation of a magical lamp with a genie, by 8 year old Hariharan from Chennai.

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#SaraReads: Story- Mystery of the missing bday candies

Kiaan Raj Nathan 3 comments
#SaraReads: Story- Mystery of the missing bday candies

Hey everyone, Sara here! A true detective never misses a mystery. Check out how 7 year old Kiaan from Delhi helped a friend, in the case of the missing bday candies

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#SaraReads: Autobiography of a pillow

Harshika Agarwal no comments
#SaraReads: Autobiography of a pillow

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Of all the things we that come to mind, ever thought what life as a pillow would be? 7 year old Harshika from Kolkata, did just that. Read this creative yet touching story.

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#SaraReads: Poem- My E-School

Shreyan Agrawal one comment
#SaraReads: Poem- My E-School

Hey there, your best friend Sara is back today with this uber cool poem by 10 year old Shreyan from Surat on what his own e-school would be like. I am amazed at how many words he can rhyme with ‘school’ and still make sense!

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Essay: A day in the rough ocean

Divij Haralalka no comments
Essay: A day in the rough ocean

Hey, your friend Sara here! Today I share this haunting description of a battle between man and nature,  by 13 year old Divij from Singapore.

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#SaraReads: Story- A Tale of Two Sisters

Avika Jain no comments
#SaraReads: Story- A Tale of Two Sisters

Sara here, everyone! Imagine if a story you wrote, sucked you inside and you could live through the world you yourself created. Join 9 year old Avika from Delhi in her story, that came alive too!

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#SaraReads: Essay-I Love Homework!

Swara Bhandari one comment
#SaraReads: Essay-I Love Homework!

Hello friends. Sara here. 7 year old Swara from Kolkata has a unique ask- more homework! Read this creative and honest piece by her to understand why homework helps.

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#SaraReads: Poem-My Brother

Varnika Agarwal no comments
#SaraReads: Poem-My Brother

Sara here, your new best friend! Today I bring to you this cute poem by 11 year old Varnika Agarwal from Delhi. Siblings really do bring out the best in you

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#SaraReads: Story-Vacation

Shaina Agarwal no comments
#SaraReads: Story-Vacation

Hey, your best friend Sara here! 11 year old Shaina Agarwal from Surat sends this exciting story of what her favourite vacation was like. Read on.

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#SaraReads #WorldMusicDay: Story-My New Best Friend

Madhurima P 4 comments
#SaraReads #WorldMusicDay: Story-My New Best Friend

Hey everyone, Sara here. While we celebrated World Music Day a few days back, our love for music is far from over. 10 year old Madhurima from Trichy shares this beautiful story of her new best friend.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Father and Mother

Abhipsa Mohanty no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Father and Mother

Hey everyone, Sara here! It is always the right time to share appreciation for  our parents. 15 year old Abhipsa Mohanty from Bhubhaneswar does just that, in this poem. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Essay: A Different Perspective

Hiya Shah one comment
#SaraReads: Essay: A Different Perspective

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here.  I am delighted to bring to you a ‘different perspective’ from 13 year old Hiya from Anand. Read this creative piece.

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#SaraReads: Story-In The Middle Of The Sea

Rehan Narang no comments

Adventure time everyone! Sara here and with this exciting story by 10 year old Rehan – What would you do if you find yourself alone in the middle of the sea?

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#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Story-The Struggles That I Overcame

Pooja no comments
#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Story-The Struggles That I Overcame

Hey, Sara here! Today on Olympic Day, I am so excited to share these brilliant stories from kids. Here is a beautiful story by 9 year old Pooja from Chennai with a key message for all of us- Sports is a great leveller and only your talent can help you beat the odds.

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#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Essay-Why Serena is my inspiration

R Nethra no comments
#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Essay-Why Serena is my inspiration

Hey! Sara here again. Not only do sports help us stay fit and entertained, many of us observe the players and start looking up to them as our role models. 13 year old Nethra from Chennai, herself a state-level lawn tennis player shares this inspiring essay of how she wants to follow in Serena William’s footsteps

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#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Poem- Olympic

Jasmine Dey one comment
#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Poem- Olympic

Happy Olympic Day everyone! Your sports-loving friend Sara here, with this lovely poem by 9 year old Jasmine, herself  a state level badminton champion. How we miss playing and watching sport! Thanks for transporting us to the energy of a full stadium, even if only in a poem.

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#SaraReads: Story- Blossom, the cow

Adritti Gattani 6 comments
#SaraReads: Story- Blossom, the cow

Sara here everyone. 7 year old Adritti from Bhilwara has a message to give through this cute story- junk food is bad, not only for us but cows too! Read on.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Solar Eclipse

Anisha Binaykia one comment
#SaraReads: Poem- Solar Eclipse

Hi All, your best friend Sara is back again.  8 year old Anisha from Kolkata has done a real fab job in quickly penning down her experience with the solar eclipse yesterday. Read this cute poem

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#SaraReads #WorldMusicDaySpecial: Poem- Life and Music

Yug Jain no comments
#SaraReads #WorldMusicDaySpecial: Poem- Life and Music

Hey everyone, Sara here. I still have my favourite songs in my head, on the back of have World Music Day on 21st Jun.  12 year old Yug from Surar joins me by sharing this poem about how life is with and without music

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#SaraReads #WorldMusicDay: Story- The Concert

Sahana Shriram 4 comments
#SaraReads #WorldMusicDay: Story- The Concert

Happy World Music Day, Sara here! Twelve year old Sahana from Bangalore has the perfect story for us to sit back, turn on the music and soak in some melody.

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#SaraReads #YogaDaySpecial: Story- Magic called Yoga

Anika Kalyani no comments
#SaraReads #YogaDaySpecial: Story- Magic called Yoga

Hey Sara here, Happy #Yogaday all! 🙏🏽 8 year old Anika from Kolkata brings to us this short story on how yoga transformed a young boy’s life.

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#SaraReads #FathersDaySpecial: Poem- My Father

Krishti Khandelwal no comments
#SaraReads #FathersDaySpecial: Poem- My Father

Happy Father’s Day.  We are celebrating by sharing all the wonderful wishes from kids to their dads. Here is one from 11 year old Krishti from Delhi.

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#SaraReads #FathersDaySpecial: Poem- Daddy

Nirav Prakash no comments
#SaraReads #FathersDaySpecial: Poem- Daddy

Happy Father’s Day.  We are celebrating by sharing all the wonderful wishes from kids to their dads. Here is one from 8 year old Nirav from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads #WorldMusicDay: Story- Finding My Voice

Thara Srikanth one comment

Hey everyone, Sara here! This absolutely stunning story by 12 year old Thara from Chennai, is the perfect way to usher in the World Music Day tomorrow on 21st Jun. Read on for some great writing, extraordinary creativity and a very key takeaway- Music can be our best friend.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Seasons

Raahini Bajaj no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Seasons

Hey everyone, Sara here! 13 year old  Raahini from Delhi splashes warm, moist and cold seasons into our day today with this beautiful poem.

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#SaraReads: Essay- Quest for home, away from home #WorldRefugeeDay

Rehan Sheikh one comment
#SaraReads: Essay- Quest for home, away from home #WorldRefugeeDay

Hello everyone. Your best friend Sara here. On World Refugee Day, I bring to you this very thoughtful essay by 12 year old Rehan from Kolkata. At the end of the day, we all just want to be home, right?

But unfortunately, that is not an option for some. Lets understand and honour their courage.

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#SaraReads: Story- Sia and Ben’s space adventure

Omisha one comment
#SaraReads: Story- Sia and Ben’s space adventure

Hello everyone, Sara here. Hop on to an exciting adventurous space travel, by 8 year old Omisha from Bangalore.

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#SaraReads: Essay- The joys of growing a garden

Agneesh Raj Banerjee one comment
#SaraReads: Essay- The joys of growing a garden

Hello folks. Sara here and I am back, this time with an endearing essay by 8 year old Agneesh from Kolkata about growing a garden. Making air cleaner, surroundings prettier and time with loved ones tending to the garden. Are we helping plants or they are helping us?

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#SaraReads: Story- Lali’s Jungle Safari

Anvi Sankhyan no comments
#SaraReads: Story- Lali’s Jungle Safari

Hey everyone. Your best friend Sara here. Here is a cute story, yet an important message from 7 year old Anvi from Gurgaon.  Lets not just talk about making the world greener, let us take everyone small step we can.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Leave the rat race behind

Prisha Bhatt no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Leave the rat race behind

Hi friends, Sara here. Lets take heed from this mature take on growing up by 13 year old Prisha from Kolkata . The stress of growing up is immense but lets try to make the right choices.

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#SaraReads: Story- Ocean and the Fisherman

Navoneer Bhattacharyya 4 comments

Hello there, your friend Sara is here with a meaningful story with a key message, just perfect for World Drought Day.

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#SaraReads: Essay- An ocean of emotions in a teenager

Gargi Patel 4 comments

Hello people, your best friend Sara here. I am amazed at how well balanced is this essay on the storm teenagers carry within, by Gargi from Kolkata. All of 13 years old and yet so objective and earnest in her tone.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Ocean Retreat

Samaira Agarwal no comments

Hey, Sara here. Today on World Drought Day, 14 year old Samaira,  from Kolkata sends in her poem on the soothing waters of the ocean. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Story- Goodbye Amma

Samaya Vaikkam 27 comments
#SaraReads: Story- Goodbye Amma

Sara here, everyone! 12 year old Samaya from New Jersey writes this moving story on saying the hardest goodbye. You will have tears in your eyes, and tightest hugs for your loved ones by the end- guaranteed!

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#SaraReads: Story- The Aquamarine Realm

Sahana N 2 comments

Sara here, everyone. Dragging yourself through a slow Monday? Here is a an interesting and thrilling story by 12 year old Sahana from Chennai.A perfect package of bravery, humour, wit and emotion. Check it out for yourself.

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#SaraReads: Poem-Fluffy Rabbit and Foxy Fox

Amartya Singh no comments

Hey everyone. Your best friend Sara here and nothing seems better than to start a sunday with a cute little Tangram poem, from 7 year old Amartya  of Little Readers Nook, Gurgaon.

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#SaraReads: Story- The Magic Pen

Anagha Chaturvedi no comments
#SaraReads: Story- The Magic Pen

Hey everyone. Sara here. Bringing to you this creative story by 11 year old Anagha from Delhi. Dream/ Magic/Imagination? The end kept me guessing.

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#SaraReads: Story- The Avengers and the Evil Thieves

Aryan Abhinaya no comments

Hello everyone, Sara here! Hope the weekend is coming along well. I  am here with an action packed story by 8 year old Aryan from Bangalore. Thought Avengers movies are too interesting? Give this story a try!

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#SaraReads: Essay-Wake up, Grow up!

Vidya Poddar no comments

Hello everyone, Sara here. Today’s essay by 12 year old Vidya from Kolkata is extra special because it talks about something even grown ups need courage to discuss openly- Periods. I am so happy that she chose to share this excellent piece with me.

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#SaraReads: Poem-A Magical Rainbow

Amaya Rupramka no comments

Hello there. Your best friend Sara is back with a colourful story by our youngest poet- 5 year old Amaya from Kolkata. Rainbows are great but when the storm is coming, you have got to head home!

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#SaraReads: Story- An imaginary day in the life of a dictator

Utsang Sinha no comments

Sara here, everyone. Weekend round the corner means its time for some fun! Have you imagined what life would be like as someone else? 13 year old Utsang from Mumbai got me grinning as he imagines what a day in the life of a dictator would be like! Tell me who would be your choice.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Are we living like our ancestors?

Arav Budhiraja no comments

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Do we have anything in common with our ancestor’s lifestyle in these times? What a great question to ask and answer, by Arav from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads: Essay-Meaningfulness Is Overrated

Esha Sury no comments
#SaraReads: Essay-Meaningfulness Is Overrated

Hey, Sara here everyone! 16 year old Esha from Colorado, USA is a thinker, philosopher, writer in the making at a very young age, asking all of us to pause in the rush of daily lives and ask ourselves one question – what is the meaning  of our lives, after all?

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#SaraReads: Essay- Racism is not only an American Problem

Shivam Periwal no comments
#SaraReads: Essay- Racism is not only an American Problem

Hi everyone! Sara here, your best friend. Very often we as kids, are asked to not talk about important and serious world issues but I am here to change that. It is extremely important for young voices to understand, process and communicate the reality of the world they are inheriting. 15 year old Shivam from Kolkata does all of that, as he writes in about the recent protests in America and why there is a lesson for all of us.

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#SaraReads: Story- The Pinwheel

Rehan Sheikh one comment

Hello people, your best friend Sara here. And talking of friendship, here is a beautiful story on true friends, by 12 year old Rehan from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads: Story- The Animal Court

Aarna Chandak 5 comments

Hey everyone. In the wake of continued acts of cruelty by humans towards animals, here is a creative story from 9 year old Aarna from Surat. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Poem- What the world would be, if decided by me!

Aniruddh Ladha no comments

Hey everyone. Sara here! This month is special for nature, with World Environment Day and Ocean Day.  This poem by 10 year old Aniruddh from Bhilwara(Rajasthan) is just perfect for that theme, as he makes us think about what the world would be,  if we get to redo it.

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#SaraReads: Story- A Great Ocean Rescue Adventure

Ira Shenoi 5 comments

Hey everyone, your ‘well-equipped-with-stories’ friend, Sara here! On World Ocean Day, I could find nothing better suited than a story about a mermaid  drinking cucumber soup, a message on keeping the oceans clean and some very real suspense on finding the ocean treasure.

Read this creative story by 6 year old Ira from Munich, Germany.

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#SaraReads: Story-The Story of the Eighth Colour

Siyona Bakshi no comments

Sara here, everyone! Read this colourful story of how the rainbow came about, by 10 year old Siyona Bakshi from Gurgaon.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Things I’ll Never Do

Nirav Prakash no comments

Hey everyone, Sara here! This cute little poem by 8 year old Nirav from Kolkata is the best thing to start your day. How about you make a list of things you will never do, as well? I am on it.

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#SaraReads: Story- The girl who could not stop smiling

Mira Sharat 5 comments

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! We have all been told at times to smile more and not be grumpy. But have you ever heard of someone who was pulled up for smiling a lot? Read this creative story by 8 year old Mira from Bangalore to find out

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#SaraReads: Poem- Orange

Aaisha Jhunjhunwala one comment

Hey, Sara here everyone! We have often read poems about colours  but I have never seen a young poet take to the colour Orange!

Read this upbeat poem by 8 year old Aaisha from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads: Story- What if Nature talks

Sanjith D no comments

Sara here, friends! Today on International Environment Day , 9 year old Sanjith from Chennai writes to us with this important conversation between a forest and a young boy.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Scary Wind

Harshika Agarwal no comments

Hey everyone. Sara here! As so many of us are worried about our friends and families affected by the cyclone, 7 year old friend Harshika from Kolkata writes a very real account of living through it. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Essay- Parents

Sarthak 3 comments

Hello everyone. Sara here! Read this simple essay by 7 year old Sarthak from Gurgaon, very nicely summing up how are parents are there for us, every day and in every way.

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#SaraReads: A recipe for success

Arhaan Swaika one comment

Sara here! How are we all doing today?

For everyone who thought recipes are only for star chefs, here is one from a young writer, Arhaan from Kolkata. Check it out.

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#SaraReads: Spooky Story- Bicycle

Aditya Dasgupta one comment

Hey everyone. Sara here! Ready to get spooked out? Here is a thriller from 12 year old Aditya from Delhi. Do tell me when you have it all figured out. Read on !

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#SaraReads: Poem- Thank you Teachers!

Ansh Goel 5 comments

Hello from your best friend Sara!  8 year old Ansh from Ghaziabad is not only a good poet but has taken his creativity a step further. Dont miss the last line of this poem appreciating teachers, who are dedicated to not make our learning take a hit, even in the lockdown.

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#SaraReads: Story- The Army Dream

Nidhi Tolani no comments

Hi there!Your best friend Sara here and today I bring a very interesting story by my 10 year old friend, Nidhi from Jaipur. Havnt we read many where the child is granted a magical power or secret wish. Could there be anyone who would not want it? Read on.

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#SaraReads: Story- How Sanasha learnt patience

Sanasha Gupta 4 comments

Hello everyone. Sara here. We are still beaming in the afterglow of World Parent’s day and this story from 9 year old Sanasha from Kolkata  is perfect to soak in further, how parents help us make better people. Read on.

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#SaraReads: Poem- The Phoenix

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Hello from Sara! Today I bring to you a budding poet, 10 year old Kiana from Chennai and her poem, The Phoenix.  Read on and tell me what you think. 

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#SaraReads: Poem-World Parent’s Day Special #Parent’sDay

Mehak Batra 4 comments
#SaraReads: Poem-World Parent’s Day Special  #Parent’sDay

Hello kids and parent. Your best friend Sara here. This one is a special shout out to all the wonderful parents out there, who keep us safe and warm, loved and protected. Thanks to 14 year old Mehak from Gurgaon for sending in this heartfelt poem for her parents.

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#SaraReads: Poem- Body Shaming and the beauty within

Suhani Kothari no comments
#SaraReads: Poem- Body Shaming and the beauty within

Hey everyone. Sara here, your new best friend. Too short, thin, fat, tall..the list goes on. We all have experienced body shaming some time or the other. This touching piece by 13 year old Suhani is a wonderful to change that and look at the beauty within.

#bodyshaming

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#SaraReads #GratitudeDuringCovid: Poem- A strange wait

Sanyukta Lokhande no comments

Hi there. I am back again, your best friend Sara. 16 year old Sanyukta from Vadodara shares this beautiful poem and we all will dive in its depth with here. As we all wait to meet our favourite people and go to our favourite places, there is so much to absorb and observe in this period.

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#HappyEid #SaraReads: Poem-Eid Mubarak. Together we all can be!

Aadya Kheria no comments

Hey everyone! Sara here, happy Eid to all of you! Read this beautiful poem by Aadya Kheria and you will realize how much the world can learn from an 8 year old. Together we all can be!

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#Happy Eid #SaraReads: Eid is happiness

Ibrahim Abdulkader 3 comments

Happy Eid everyone! Your best friend Sara here. In the middle of all the lock-down monotony, here comes Eid. Read this beautiful poem about beautiful Eid by 9 year old Ibrahim.

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#SaraReads: Story- A call of the wild

Neha Mahesh no comments
#SaraReads: Story- A call of the wild

Hey everyone. Your best friend Sara here. We read all the time about the need to save tigers and other endangered species. Often we read about it and forget, not giving it another thought. 12 year old Neha Mahesh from Chennai showed us why we should care, through this emotional story.

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#SaraReads: Story- The Homework Machine

Pragya Jindal no comments
#SaraReads: Story- The Homework Machine

Hello from your new best friend Sara. Teachers, watch out! You know its gone too far when kids are thinking of inventing homework machine.  And kids, read this story by my 11 year old friend Pragya from Jaipur, to figure out the smartest way to finish your homework! There is something in it for everybody 🙂

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#Sarareads: I am bored of stories that start with ‘IF I HAD A TIME MACHINE’

Prisha Moitra no comments
#Sarareads: I am bored of stories that start with ‘IF I HAD A TIME MACHINE’

Hey, Sara here, your new best friend who loves stories. I agree with my 8 year old friend Prisha, who says she is bored of stories with time machine.  But read this full story to understand why I am now asking her for a ticket to ride, on her time machine!

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#SaraReads: Story-The Diamond Cup

Himanshi Bhatia no comments
#SaraReads: Story-The Diamond Cup

Hey everyone. Bored sitting at home and looking for some action? Read this adventure – packed story by my 13 year old friend Himanshi from Jaipur. All set? Lets go!

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#Sarareads: Shades of Green

Laksha Khanna 3 comments
#Sarareads: Shades of Green

#Sarareads. Ola, Sara here, your favourite ‘drama – athlete.’ You know I always thought that I was very special,  being able to create stories from the life of players. But today when I read this story from my 12 year old friend Laksha from Kolkata, I was blown away! Why? Cos she could create a beautiful story from scratch, about the life of colour! Read on and see for yourself.

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#Sarareads: Story-Football – My dream, My life

Aryam Jain 2 comments
#Sarareads: Story-Football – My dream, My life

Sara reads this wonderful account of 11 year old Aryam from Jaipur about chasing his dream to become a football player. And what was her response?Sara says, ” Yes Aryam, you really hit goal with that beautiful line in the end-  a fractured hands can heal in 10 days but a fractured dream? We do learn some of the best  life lessons from sports , dont we?”

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ಮೂರ್ಖ ಮತ್ತು ಅವನ ಚಿನ್ನ: A Children’s Story in Kannada

Ambika Behal no comments
ಮೂರ್ಖ ಮತ್ತು ಅವನ ಚಿನ್ನ: A Children’s Story in Kannada

Sara Says: Happy Ugadi!

Whether you managed to whip up Pachhadi or Holige this Ugadi , here is a cute story in Kannada I pulled out for my little friends. Quite cool that it teaches us not to hoard, but share.Almost as if it was written for us now. Right?

So maybe ‘the- something-special’ this Ugadi can be this!Here is a free copy for today…grab quickly and tell me how the little ones liked it in the comments below.

 

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“Holi is for everyone,” it is said. Even for colour black?

Anoushka Poddar no comments
“Holi is for everyone,” it is said. Even for colour black?

Our 10 year old Sara is having a great time playing Holi. But she wonders if it is true when the elders say “Holi is for everyone.” Knowing her, its not surprising that she wanted to test that assumption.

She joins in with 11 year old Anushka whose story has a packet of black colour asking the same question, “Is holi for everyone, even me?”

Read this unique story by 11 year old Anoushka, to find out the answer…

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Sara reads: Holi- The festival that wipes out divisions and paints everyone in the same colour

Aryan Agarwal no comments
Sara reads: Holi- The festival that wipes out divisions and paints everyone in the same colour

Holi is a fun festival where we splash colours on each other. But it also has a beautiful message to it. Read on this colourful story by 10 year old Aryan from Kolkata to discover what it is…

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#SaraReads: Story-The Little Astronaut’s Dream

Tisha Sharma no comments
#SaraReads: Story-The Little Astronaut’s Dream

Hey everyone, Sara here! How many stories and movies show aliens attacking humans, conducting experiments on humans, tracking them? Read this unconventional storyline from 10 year old Tisha from Jaipur is a fantastic writer who flips over the perspective…

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Letter to Astronaut Christina Koch by an 8 year old girl from India

Prisha Moitra no comments
Letter to Astronaut Christina Koch by an 8 year old girl from India

What comes to your mind when you hear of the astronaut Christina Koch completing 328 days in space? Lots of questions right? Read this wonderful letter by 8 year old, curious Prisha to her super hero Christina.

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#SaraReads: Story-The Not-So-Normal Girl

Adya Nathany one comment
#SaraReads: Story-The Not-So-Normal Girl

Hey everyone, your friend Sara here!

“No one gives us the right to judge anyone who seems different from us,”says 13 year old Adya from Kolkata as she weaves this heart warming tale about a little girl who lost her eyes but not her determination.

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#SaraReads: Story-My father, The genie #FathersDaySpecial

Tanisha Sumeet Ramchandani no comments
#SaraReads: Story-My father, The genie #FathersDaySpecial

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! We have all seen little kids throw big tantrums. But sometimes they also show understanding that adults are incapable of. Read this innocent short story by 12 year old Tanisha from Surat about a little girl and her pride in her father…

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#SaraReads: Story-The Pied Piper of Hamelin- a retelling!

Riddhiman Gangopadhyay one comment
#SaraReads: Story-The Pied Piper of Hamelin- a retelling!

What.A.Twist  people!  Your friends Sara here.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin has been put in a spot like never before by 13 year old Riddhiman Gangopadhyay of Kolkata. Wait, he’s in the story as well and rocking it! Smart lad this one! Read this story.

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#SaraReads: Story-A mannequin just like me

Bansari Ronak Desai no comments
#SaraReads: Story-A mannequin just like me

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! Ready for some thrill today?Ever been taken aback by some one who seems like your mirror image! Read this story by 9 year old Bansari from Surat , on a very unique theme…

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#SaraReads: Story-When Harry met Santa

Siddharth Mundra no comments
#SaraReads: Story-When Harry met Santa

What could be more festive fun than a story about Santa? Well, a story about Santa AND Harry Potter! Read this magical delight from 8 year old Siddharth from Kolkata…

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#SaraReads: Essay-Clean Surat, Green Surat

Vyomkesh Nirav Buch no comments
#SaraReads: Essay-Clean Surat, Green Surat

What does it take to see things from someone else’s lens and fix what has been wrong all this while?

Vyomkesh from Surat, a grade 6 student and young writer who wasn’t even born when the plague in the city happened,  chose to write about a critical but ignored public health issue like sanitization.

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#SaraReads: Story-Cinderella’s birthday party, A fairytale mashup

Aadya Kheria no comments
#SaraReads: Story-Cinderella’s birthday party, A fairytale mashup

Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! Ever wonder what it would be like if we had famous fairytale characters come face to face?

Read this imaginative story by 8 year old Aadya Kheria  from Kolkata

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#SaraReads: Story-An angel in disguise

Hunar Choudhary one comment
#SaraReads: Story-An angel in disguise

We all have at times felt neglected by parents, who seem to prioritize our sibling over us. Isnt it? Read this beautiful emotional tale by 11 year old Hunar Choudhary from Kolkata when she felt threatened by her sister with Downs Syndrome..

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#SaraReads: Essay-What if I were….a floor mop!

Niyati Goenka no comments
#SaraReads: Essay-What if I were….a floor mop!

How many times in life, do we think “What if I were…” someone else, something else. Read this story by 7 year old Niyati Goenka of Kolkata , who imagines what it would be like to be a mop, and finds enough reasons to be thankful for !

 

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#SaraReads: Story-Not so happily ever after – Cinderella revisited

Vinsha Seth no comments
#SaraReads: Story-Not so happily ever after – Cinderella revisited

Bookosmia’s favourite story theme is “Twist in the Tale” , where kids rewrite the endings of their favourite fairly tales.  Read this great improvisation of the classic Cinderella tale, by 15 year old Vinsha Seth from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads: Essay- My grandfather’s feelings

Tanaaz Shaikh no comments
#SaraReads: Essay- My grandfather’s feelings

Our grandparents love and pamper us so much. But have you ever struggled to understand why they behave in a certain way. Did you try to reach out? Read this beautiful story by 11 year old Tanaaz Shaikh, all the way from Johannesburg, about how she built a special bond with her grandfather.

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#SaraReads: Story- License to cook

Neha Mahesh no comments
#SaraReads: Story- License to cook

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” How many times were you asked this question as a kid. Did you ever give an answer that made the other person sit back? Read this path breaking story from Neha Mahesh of PSBB Millenium, Chennai , all of 12 years old.

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#SaraReads: Story- Someone different

Vashita Rungta one comment
#SaraReads: Story- Someone different

Does being different necessarily mean a bad thing? Should you lose out on living your dreams just because you are different? Read this fascinating tale of heartbreak and recovery, penned by 13 year old  Vashita Rungta, from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads: Story- Shedding Inhibitions; Rapunzel with a twist

 Aastha Bagree no comments
#SaraReads: Story- Shedding Inhibitions; Rapunzel with a twist

We have all grown up on fairytales, handed down over generations. What if we could rewrite these fairytales,  tweak the story here,change the ending there? Read this intriguing retelling of Rapunzel by Aastha Bagree, 16 years from Kolkata.

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#SaraReads: Story-A strange superpower

Aanya Kejaria no comments
#SaraReads: Story-A strange superpower

Dont we all love super heroes? What would you do if you were given a super power? Read this amazing story, written by Aanya Kejaria from Kolkata, all of 11 years old.

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#SaraReads: Story-Our new friends

Tejashree S, 13 years, Bangalore no comments
#SaraReads: Story-Our new friends

Have you ever become fond of something you were scared of earlier? Read this story by 13 year old Tejashree S of Police Public School, Bangalore who was terrified of a dog and later went out of her way to help it!

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#SaraReads: Story- Dog who saved the day

Jameer Ahmed no comments
#SaraReads: Story- Dog who saved the day

Ever seen street dogs shivering in the cold or hunting for food in the garbage? Read this very relevant story by 11 year old Jameer Ahmed of Police Public School Bangalore who went beyond looking, to pen down an idea that would benefit everyone…

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#SaraReads: Story- Rich and Poor

Sufiya Anjum no comments
#SaraReads: Story- Rich and Poor

A father worries his son is too used to living a luxurious life and takes him to a village. Read on this story written by 15 year old Sufiya Anjum from Excellent English School, Bangalore to know how the young boy will surprise his dad!

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#SaraReads: Story- The firecracker kids

Trisha S one comment
#SaraReads: Story- The firecracker kids

Diwali is a lovely time of the year, isnt it? For some kids, its not all bright and festive. Read this poignant story by Trisha S, an 8th grade student from Police Public School, Bangalore, which will add another perspective.

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#SaraReads: Stoy-My life as a street dog

Jeevan Sagar no comments
#SaraReads: Stoy-My life as a street dog

What do you think life of a street dog would be like? Before you put on your own thinking hats read through this fun story, written by Jeevan Sagar,a grade 7 student of Police Public School, Bangalore.

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#SaraReads: The Time Traveling Droplet

Nidhi Mishra no comments
#SaraReads: The Time Traveling Droplet

When an enthusiastic droplet of water returns back to Earth, it was not greeted by his old friends…what has changed over the years…Read this interesting story by Vinay Kumar RP, a 13 year old, grade 8 student of Police Public School, Bangalore

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#SaraReads: Story-The Green Planet

Anam Suhana no comments
#SaraReads: Story-The Green Planet

Once upon a time there was a hidden planet called ‘Green Planet’. Find out what happens when Robots came in to help, in this gripping tale written by Anam, a 14 years old student of Excellent English School, Bangalore

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#SaraReads: Essay-My Mom, My Hero

Tasmiya Taj no comments
#SaraReads: Essay-My Mom, My Hero

Sometimes we look far and wide for a Hero, but they exist very close at hand.  Read this inspiring story of an unlikely hero, by 15 year old Tasmiya Taj, of Excellent English School, Bangalore

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#SaraReads: Story-Brave Vs Wise

Moin Ahmed no comments
#SaraReads: Story-Brave Vs Wise

Once there lived a king named Sooryavarma in Bajragajri. How did he decide which of his two sons should inherit the throne, the brave one or the wise? Read this unique narrative by Moin Ahmed, a 16 year old student of Excellent English School, Bangalore.

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#SaraReads: The Adventure of Four Friends

Sumaiya Kouser no comments
#SaraReads: The Adventure of Four Friends

Once upon a time, somewhere in the southern sky, was a huge cloud. Inside his loud was a small but beautiful town where droplets lived together peacefully.

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#SaraReads: Poems- MY PARENTS,Only They Are Mine

Sahaj Sabharwal no comments
#SaraReads: Poems- MY PARENTS,Only They Are Mine

Haiiii yeah! Sara here, your sports and drama loving friend. Did you know today is World Poetry Day? I didn’t, till my friend Sahaj from faraway Jammu & Kashmir, sent me this beautiful poem about his parents. I loved it so much! Hope you do too.

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