Stone Soup

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

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

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

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

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