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Bitter Innocence

A man who despised the world but had a heart of gold

By S McCellonPublished about a year ago 3 min read
Bitter Innocence
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I once had the honor of knowing an Aborigine American Indian man who was unlike anyone I had ever met before. He was a man who despised the world and all of its modern conveniences, preferring to live a life that was more in tune with nature. But despite his disdain for society, he had a heart of gold, and would stop at nothing to help those in need, especially children and the elderly.

This man, whose name I will not reveal out of respect for his privacy, lived in a remote part of the country, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. He had built his home from natural materials, including wood, stone, and clay, and relied on solar power and rainwater collection to meet his needs. He grew his own food and hunted and fished for his protein, and spent most of his days tending to his garden and taking care of the land around him.

Despite his isolation, this man was not a recluse. In fact, he welcomed visitors with open arms, and loved nothing more than sharing his knowledge of the land with others. He would often invite school groups and other organizations to come to his home, where he would teach them about the plants and animals that lived in the area, and share stories about his ancestors and their way of life.

But despite his willingness to share his knowledge, this man was not a fan of modern society. He saw the world around him as corrupt and tainted, and believed that people had lost touch with the earth and with each other. He would often talk about how the land was being destroyed by pollution and overuse, and how people were becoming more selfish and isolated.

Despite his harsh criticisms of society, this man was not without compassion. In fact, he had a soft spot for children and the elderly, and would drop everything he was doing to help them in any way he could. Whether it was helping a child with their homework or assisting an elderly person with their groceries, he was always there to lend a hand.

His love for children was especially strong. He believed that they were the future of the world, and that it was his duty to teach them about the earth and how to live in harmony with it. He would often invite local children to his home, where he would teach them about gardening and animal care, and help them understand the importance of protecting the environment.

But his compassion was not limited to children. He also had a deep respect for the elderly, and believed that they deserved our utmost care and attention. He would often visit local nursing homes, where he would spend time with the residents and listen to their stories. He would bring them small gifts and tokens of appreciation, and would always leave them feeling uplifted and cared for.

In a world that can often be harsh and unforgiving, this Aborigine American Indian man stood out as a beacon of hope and compassion. Despite his disdain for society, he had a heart of gold, and would stop at nothing to help those in need, especially children and the elderly. His love for the earth was evident in everything he did, and his dedication to teaching others about its wonders was an inspiration to all who knew him.

As I look back on the time I spent with this remarkable man, I am filled with a sense of gratitude and awe. He taught me so much about the earth and its mysteries, and showed me that compassion and kindness are more important than any material possessions. Though he may be gone now, his memory lives on, a testament to the power of love and the importance of living in harmony with the natural world.


About the Creator

S McCellon

Hi! I'm a writer with a passion for sharing my thoughts and experiences with others. I've always loved writing, ever since I was a kid scribbling. Now, as an adult, I've turned that into a career. I'm excited to share my writing with you!

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