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  • I love observing the way children make sense of the world.

    I was watching the film ‘Shrek Three’; with my grandson when one of the characters in the film, a strange version of Sleeping Beauty, changed from singing with a flawlessly feminine voice to the birds and animals of the forest, into aggressive mode directing hoards of birds to attack two castle guards, in order to free Shrek.

    My grandson was amazed

    “It’s a girl that talks boy,” he told me.

    Image: my grandsons playing with their cousins during a family celebration.
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