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The Fairy's Gift

The Light of Hope and Happiness

By Rohan RavichandranPublished about a year ago 3 min read

Once upon a time, in a small village surrounded by dense forests, there lived a boy named Max. Max was different from other kids his age. He had a unique fear, a fear of light. He was afraid of bright lights, daylight, and any kind of brightness that could hurt his eyes.

Max lived in a small cottage with his parents and used to spend most of his time indoors. He would only come out after dusk when the sun had set and the moon was shining bright. He loved to look at the stars and the moon, but the minute the first rays of the sun appeared, Max would rush back inside and hide under his blanket.

The other kids in the village would often tease Max for his strange fear. They would call him names and make fun of him, but Max never let their taunts get to him. He was content with his life and didn't mind staying indoors. But one day, everything changed.

Max's parents went on a trip and asked their neighbor, Mrs. Jenkins, to look after Max while they were away. Mrs. Jenkins was a kind woman and she took care of Max like he was her own child. But on the third day of his parents' trip, Mrs. Jenkins got sick, and Max was left all alone.

Max was afraid to leave the cottage, but he knew he had to find help. He gathered his courage and stepped outside. The sun was shining bright and Max's heart started to race. He covered his eyes and started to run, but he soon tripped and fell. When he opened his eyes, he saw that he was surrounded by bright lights.

Max was terrified and didn't know what to do. But then, he heard a soft voice calling out to him. It was the voice of a fairy who lived in the forest. The fairy told Max that she had been watching him and that she knew about his fear. She said that she could help him overcome his fear and that all he had to do was follow her.

Max didn't hesitate and followed the fairy deep into the forest. The fairy led him to a small clearing and asked Max to close his eyes. When Max opened his eyes, he was surrounded by the most beautiful light he had ever seen. It was a light that didn't hurt his eyes, but instead, filled him with warmth and happiness.

Max felt a sense of peace that he had never experienced before. He realized that light was not something to be afraid of, but something to be embraced. The fairy told Max that the light was a symbol of hope and that he should never be afraid of it again.

Max went back to the cottage, filled with a newfound confidence. He stepped outside into the sun and looked up at the sky. He saw the beauty of the light and the way it illuminated everything around him. He smiled and realized that he was no longer afraid.

Max's parents returned from their trip and were amazed at the change in their son. They asked him what had happened, and Max told them about his adventure in the forest. From that day on, Max was no longer afraid of the light. He would go outside and play with the other kids in the village. He would look at the stars and the moon and bask in the warm light of the sun.

In the end, Max learned that light was a source of hope and happiness and that he should never be afraid of it again. He lived the rest of his life surrounded by the light and filled with joy. And so, Max's fear of light was no more, and he lived happily ever after.

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