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Photo Credits

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A Pig Goes up the Mountain

Click on the links below to go to the Flickr page for each photograph.

 Flickr Once there was a young man named Elya.
 Flickr Elya lived in a country far away. Elya loved a girl named Myra.
 Flickr Myra did not love Elya.
 Flickr Elya wanted to buy a present for Myra. Elya had no money to buy a present for Myra.
 Flickr Elya went to his friend. Elya's friend was an old woman.
 Flickr The old woman gave Elya a small pig. The pig would be a present for Myra.
 Flickr The old woman told Elya to take the small pig up the mountain every day.
 Flickr The old woman told Elya to have the small pig drink from the stream on top of the mountain.
 Flickr The blue water was cool and clean.
 Flickr The old woman told Elya to give the pig grass. The grass was long and green.
 Flickr The grass only grew on top of the mountain.
 Flickr Elya carried the pig up the high mountain.
 Flickr The pig drank from the stream. Then Elya carried the pig down the mountain.
 Flickr Elya carried the pig up and down the mountain every day. Soon the pig grew big and strong.
 Flickr Elya gave the pig to Myra.
 Flickr Myra did not like the pig. Myra still did not love Elya.
 Flickr Elya was sad. He decided to leave his country and go far away to America.
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