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Pet Name: Elsie_is_bashful_859
This is Elsie! Elsie_is_bashful, that is. She is a prime example of the fact that true beauty lies within. Elsie is a very special elephante but not all people or pets get to know her. Let me tell you a little story that happened to my Elsie baby one day.
It was a day like any other. Elsie and I were browsin' through neopia when a tiny Baabaa came walking by.
"Hi," said Elsie, but the Baabaa was so afriad because of Elsie's size that it just ran away!! Elsie was upset, but quickly brushed it off because I told her we would go and play some games.
Later that day, another disturbing thing happened to Elsie. She was stumbling along and jolting ahead of me during our afternoon walk, when something made her stop in her tracks. She saw a group of Meercas playing on a playground and she asked me if I would let her go and see if she could play with them. I sent her off and she headed over to see the Meercas.
A few minutes later, she came racing back, her eyes brimming with tears.
"Elsie, What's the trouble?" I asked her, assuming she had skinned her knee or scratched her arm.
"Those pets wouldn't let me play with them because I'm big!!" She cried. I felt terrible and realized that now was a good time to sit her down and talk to her.
I told her that not everyone is willing to get to know pets for who they are inside, and that those Meercas and the poor little Babaa had just judged her by who they thought she was because of what she looked like, and as unfair as it is that's how life can be.
Being a very intelligent Elephante, she understood what I meant. That's when I told her that I loved her for who I knew she was, because of how wonderful she was on the inside, where it matters. Then we went out for a smoothie to make her feel better.
The next day, a rainbow Meerca came up to Elsie and asked her if they could talk for a minute. I recognized that Meerca from the playground the day before. The Meerca, whose name was Sunny explained to Elsie that her friends at the playground had been rude and did not want to play with Elsie because they were afraid of her. Sunny did not agree with them, and wanted to get to know the real Elsie.
"Will you give me another chance?" Sunny asked her. Elsie responded by grabbing her by the hand.
"Mom," She said to me, "This is my new friend, Sunny!"
I was glad that Elsie gave Sunny a fair chance because as it turned out, Sunny was a very good pet, and a great friend for my girl. Sunny and Elsie are still good pals to this very day. Sunny has never judged Elsie about her size or anything else for that matter. And I told you this story because I thought it would show you how forgiving and special a friend and a pet my Elsie is. I could never ask for a smarter, or a prettier or a more loving and compassionate pet than my Elsie_is_bashful. She is my pet and I love her for her personality and charm.
I hope You now know a bit more about how wonderful my Elsie is. Do not judge people by their appearance, but get to know them instead.
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