Fly, Eagle, Fly!

Author: Christopher Gregorowski

Fly, Eagle, Fly! is a stirring tale of hope, written by Christopher Gregorowski for his dying child. The basic parable tells of an African farmer who finds an abandoned eagle chick and takes it back to his farm. As the young eagle grows up among the chickens, it imagines that it is a chicken. A friend of the farmer notices the now grown eagle and tries to persuade the bird to fly but fails twice. For the third attempt, the friend persuades the farmer to carry the bird to the top of a mountain in the darkness of night. As the dawn rises, the eagle spreads its great wings, launches itself forward, and flies …

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