Waiting for the Magic
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But love can hold them together.
Sometimes we find that love through magic –
Sometimes that magic is all around us.
This is a story about all of these things.
But it's also a story about how
and one cat
help one boy
and his sister
save their family.
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IT WAS EARLY ON A SATURDAY summer morning when my mother and father stopped arguing and Papa walked away. He is a teacher of literature at the college, so he could have said words when he left. He didn’t. And this time he didn’t slam the door. He shut it with a small, soft sound that made me jump.
“Click,” said my four-year-old sister, Elinor, looking up from her coloring book. I stared at the door. I could feel my heart thump. And I could feel tears coming.
Later, when I went into my bedroom, I found two notes from Papa—one for me and one for Elinor.
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