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Cleo: A Young Girl With Nothing She Wanted
Cleo had everything, but she also had nothing.
She had pink flip flops to match her painted toenails,
A rubber duck especially good for bathtime,
A rainbow display of plastic rings,
And a frilly bike that all the other kids wish for for Christmas
She had a secret stash of her favorite blue gumballs,
Seven pencils with puppies on them,
A stuffed cat with its own wardrobe,
And a yo-yo with a purple heart on the end of the string.
But Cleo felt like she was missing out on something.
After 5 long years of her short life, Cleo was thrilled when her daddy brought a tiny, squinting head wrapped in a periwinkle blanket towards her.
She smiled at the little raisin face.
Suddenly, none of her "prized possessions" mattered anymore.
Well, except one.