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The giving tree (The boy and the apple tree)

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A long time ago, there were a huge apple tree and a little boy living happily together. Timewent by the little boy had grown up and he no longer played around the treeevery day.

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A long time ago, there were a huge apple tree and a little boy living happily together. Timewent by the little boy had grown up and he no longer played around the treeevery day.

Later on, the boy came back to see the tree 4 times

The first timeThe boy came back and asked for money to buy toys

The apple tree told the boy that you could pick all my apples and sold them. So, you wouldhave money.

The second timeThe boy who now turned into a man returned and asked for a house.

The apple tree told the boy to chop off its branches to build a house.

The third timeThe man returned and asked for a boat.

The apple tree gave the man its trunk to build a boat.

The last timeThe man returnedThe apple tree said: come, sit down with me and rest.

asked for a place to restbecause he was old and tired.

At the end of the storyThe man sat down and the tree wasglad and smiled with tears

Theme of the storyThe tree in the story represents our parents. When we areyoung, we love to play with them. When we growup, we leavethem and only come back when we need help. No matter what, parents will always be there and give everything they could just to make you happy. So, share some time with your parents before its too late.