Skip to comments.Commentary: The Sunflower Boy's Smile
Posted on 10/04/2009 4:36:18 PM PDT by Dallas59
If no one noticed the exhausted, grieving look in the family's eyes, that was understandable. The Sunflower Fair is a place of happy noise: rides and music and food booths. It is La Porte's fall festival, and people from across northwest Indiana come to spend a Saturday in the midst of the milling, chattering crowds.
The family silently bearing the large sunflower had never been to the fair before.
But this was important.
They finally located the entry table, and asked for a form. They carefully filled it out. Their flower was entered in the seed head category -- the one that judges the largest seed head, which is the circular area in the middle of a sunflower.
They wrote down the name of the person who had grown the sunflower:
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And now my monitor is all fuzzy.
You should have posted a hanky alert.
Poor little guy..
Thank you for posting it. Very sad.
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