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Jeremy's Smile


Jeremy's Smile
Once there was an old widower,named Mr.Bagely,Mr.Bagely was a very lomesone and sad man,who hardely ever smile.Since Mr.bagely's wife Agnes died,nothing seen the same.So Mr.Bagely just buried himself into his work.Which he was a very successful statere builder.Mr.Bagely sold and own,a lot of statures.Some of the statures,grew to be very dear to him.But there was one,that was more dear to him,than all the rest,it was a stature of a boy whom he named Jeremy.Jeremy was a very handsome wooden boy.Mr.Bagely was so good at making statures,until when one would see Jeremy afar off,one would think,he was real.One would have to get very close,only to find out,that he was just a stature.Mr.Bagely was one of the best stature builders to ever live.Mr.Bagely could make a stature to look like anyone he choose.No matter how good,Mr.Bagely build statures,they all seem to inherit Mr.Bagely's disposition, his so dull expression of sadness and loneliness.None of Mr.Bagely's statures ever had a smile,and that's because Mr.Bagely painted what was in his heart,which was always sadness,and loneliness,But Mr.Bagely's luck was about to change,the very next day,a widow woman moved next day,with three small children,two boys and a girl.One thing about Mr.Bagely and the widow woman,they were both lonely.So as time went by,Mr.Bagely became more and more friendlier,the two of them became so friendly,until they started to share their chores.After about a year had pass,the widow woman and her children,noticed something different about Mr.Bagely,he was really smiling,after such a long time.From that day on,Mr.Bagely's work also changed.Mr Bagely was no longer full of sadness and gloom,Mr.Bagely was now always happy and smiling,when his customers came into the store.One day Mr.Bagely was looking in the mirror,combing his hair,when he too noticed that he was smiling.Ever since Mr.Bagely's wife Agnes died,he never smiled,so when he looked in the mirror,he painted what he saw,and that was the frown on his face,and the sorrow in his heart,and that was the reason,none of the statures ever had smiles,they all had frowns.so the following day,Mr.Bagely went to the store,and open up early,and started to work.When he first walked into the store,he noticed something about Jeremy,and that was he wasn't smiling ither.Then Mr.Bagely foundly came to his senses,and that was the frown was all wrong for Jeremy to.So Mr.Bagely got his paint brush,,and in a few minutes,he took away Jeremy's frown,and replaced it with a beautiful smile.When people would come into the store,they would make compliments about Jeremy's smile,people came from far and near, just to see Jeremy's smile,because it was said,that Jeremy had the beautifuls smile in the world.And Mr.Bagely and Jeremy lived happily ever after smiling, and never frowning again.
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