My Great Grandmother's Gourd

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In this story, the people of Fatima’s village found a new way of living that replaced old traditions, but despite ridicule, her grandmother continued with the old traditions. An unexpected event forced the villagers to resort back to old traditions and realize their importance and value. (McGraw-Hill Treasures, 2009)

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