‘The Fairies’ by Elizabeth Russell

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Our tale begins one crisp October day when a young boy awakens early in the morning on a small farm in a small village.  He dresses himself and goes out to feed the pigs squealing in their pens.  This is his duty every morning: rain or shine.  Then he eats his breakfast and walks down the path that leads to his school.  He travels through the woods, because no one else travels to school this way and he is a solitary boy who likes to travel alone.  He always goes to school every morning and he always travels through the woods, so thus far, his day has begun as always.  But what is about to happen next is not what happens every morning; indeed, it had never happened before and it has never happened since.

As he walks through the woods, the boy finds a small trail that leads off…

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