The Lorax Opening Speech - Dr.Seuss

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At the far end of town where the grickle-grass grows and the wind smells slow-and-sour when it blows and no birds ever sing excepting old crows... is the Street of the Lifted Lorax. And deep in the grickle-grass, some people say, if you look deep enough you can still see, today, where the Lorax once stood just as long as it could before somebody lifted the Lorax away. What was the Lorax? And why was it there? And why was it lifted and taken somewhere from the far end of town...

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weesin 1 year, 10 months ago
Great book excerpt! This brought back memories for me....this was my kids' favorite book....I would read it to them every single night before bed. Now I have a son who is taking environmental sciences....I wonder if the Lorax had something to do with that...

Every parent should read this book to their children!

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