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How the Giraffe Got its Long Neck

By: Rita A.
Florida, Age 9

Well, one day long, long ago, a bunch of giraffes were drinking water. A nut was rolling by. There was a squirrel chasing it. The nut rolled in a crack into the center of the earth. The squirrel did too. It landed on a ball inside the earth. The squirrel saw it and ran on the ball. The pond that the giraffes were drinking out of stretched and the giraffes got long necks. And all the giraffes started to be vain.