The River With Many Colors

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started in the corner of her eye, then the colors began to spread across her face. The trickling sound of the river made Serena’s toes twinge. First it was quiet, then it became increasingly rapid.

“Serena!” her mom called, “It’s time to come inside!”

When Serena didn’t answer, her mom knew she had gone further down to the river bank to stand in its murky water.