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Spirit: Why Can’t It Be Free Forever?

waterfalls on cliff near trees at daytime

Watching the film as a child I always loved the way that Pocahontas’ hair would blow in the wind, the way she would leap from the top of waterfalls with such carefree abandon, the ease with which she would skip through the forest and up the trees.  I dreamed of visiting places with clear waterfalls and thick ancient forests when I grew up.  I would run through the fields and woods where I lived pretending that I was Pocahontas, I would talk to the animals that I would encounter, and I would long to explore the world outside of my little village.

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