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  • "I don't think I can do it," Asher said, "but I really want to climb out to the far rock in the middle of the river."

    "Why don't you just try," my husband suggested.

    Asher surveyed the scene, and articulated his plan for crawling along a log and hopping over smaller stones until he reached the rock.

    We gave him some feedback, and we watched him climb.

    Once Asher reached the rock, his father and his brother followed. All three of them accomplished in minutes something that at first blush they didn't think they could do.
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