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Stone Soup Classics by Jan Eliot for January 14, 2020

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    Auntie Socialist  6 days ago

    I just want to be a unique individual like everybody else!

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    tornadoprevention  6 days ago

    Look at the big picture dear

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    muffi  6 days ago

    Oh, the ironing of the situation.

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    jbrobo Premium Member 6 days ago

    All the nonconformists conforming.

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    Joseph Shelby Premium Member 6 days ago

    “Yes, we are all individuals!”

    “(I’m not…)”

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    kab2rb  6 days ago

    Should be interesting what teens write about themselves.

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    tinstar  6 days ago

    “Let’s be independent, together!”

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    ariel777000  5 days ago

    That reminds me of the “Red Hat Society” I saw meeting in a restaurant some years ago. Their group was based on the Jenny Joseph poem “Warning,” “When I am old woman I shall wear purple/With a red hat which doesn’t go. And doesn’t suit me….”. The poem expresses a longing to manifest individuality, even to the point of eccentricity. How silly was this clubs’ interpretation: everyone had to conform to that poem, to wear purple with a red hat. So they all wore purple with red hats. I was invited to join, but declined. I just went away thinking about life’s ironies, strange how these ladies never considered what that poem was really about—NOT conformity at all!

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