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Said the little boy, Sometimes I drop my spoon. Said the little old man, I do that too. The little boy whispered, I wet my pants. I do too, laughed the old man. Said the little boy, I often cry. The old man nodded. So do I. But worst of all, said the boy, it seems Grown-ups don't pay attention to me. And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand. I know what you mean, said the little old man. Written by Shel Silverstein : The Little Boy and Old Man
As a dog musher in Alaska, this photo melted my heart quicker than a polar ice cap. An Inuk girl with her husky puppy in the hood of her amatiuq circa 1920. Mothers would also carry their infants in the same manner. This little girl is playing mommy and baby with her puppy.