Stone Soup

Everyone watched as the stranger dropped the stone into the pot. a stranger came to town and invited everyone to share her special stone soup. Then one day. .Once there was a town where the people were so selfish that they never shared anything with anyone.

The mayor came forward and offered carrots from her garden. “If only we could add some potatoes. The fire chief stepped forward and offered a handful of potatoes from her pantry. The mayor tasted the soup.She stirred and stirred and finally said that she wished she had some carrots to make the soup taste better. .” she said.

They thanked the stranger for her magic stone. onions. a tomato and some celery. everybody had a bowl. People ran home and brought back meat. When the soup was ready. .The soup smelled so good that soon everyone wanted to add something to the cooking pot. It felt so good to enjoy something they all had shared in making.

They had a party and danced and sang all night long. .After the soup was gone. the townsfolk did something they had never done before.

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