THE SILENT FLUTE

The courage of a 10-year-old girl, who knows she’s going to die of cystic fibrosis, is the subject of this poignant true story. With the short time left, Jennifer’s greatest desire in her weakened condition is to be able to play the flute.

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Inspiration

I found it difficult to write this true poignant story, as it was one of the most emotional experiences I’d had during my years of teaching.  Tears welled in my eyes more than once as I was writing, causing me to stop until I’d regained my composure.  This is not really a children’s story, but I wanted to make young people aware that in this world, there are many children who are courageous and an inspiration.

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  6. Thank you Mitsue for your kind words about my children’s story, “The Silent Flute.” I don’t use the blog on my website, “Felix the Storyteller,” very much at this time but write short articles and stories almost every day for my many friends, former students of mine, and fans on Facebook. I base them about my present and past life as a young person and events of the day. I write nothing about politics and religion as I leave that to the professionals. My sole purpose in writing them is to make people smile, laugh, and be happy

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