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Why The Giving Tree Makes You Cry

Like many parents before me, I sob whenever I read this book to my kid

Photo by Oisin Conolly on Unsplash

The other night, my four-year-old son approached me with Shel Silverstein’s classic picture book The Giving Tree. I didn’t even know we had a copy, but I certainly recalled the book from childhood.

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Anthony Ford

Anthony Ford

Lawyer, writer. Founder of Ford Law (www.fordlegalplanning.com), co-founder of Move On Pluto (www.maxandmeredith.com).