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  • Sometimes I think people should grow like trees grow.
    Take that one tree for example. It has probably seen more than you and me together. Still she's standing there, like she has been for God knows how many years.
    Trees grow in a very beautiful way. In intervals of time, they grow a new bark, leaving the old one inside her. That's why you can actually tell the age of trees by the number of circles they keep inside themselves. But you have to cut them down to know how many circles there are, so... Why would one want to know the age of trees, right? Leave them standing there. But I disgress.
    The point is: the bark acts as a protection for the core of the tree.
    That core is made by past barks.
    So the tree grows a protection, and, when it gets old, they replace it with a new one.
    However, they don't throw the old bark out.
    They keep it inside, with all the marks of everything that has tried to touch their core.
    And it makes them stronger.

    I think you can see where I'm trying to get, right?
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