Peter was riding his bike. He fell off. He cut his leg.
"Are you ok?" his mom asked.
"No! I am bleeding," Peter said. He cried. "I wish I had no blood in me."
Peter's mother gave him a big hug. She cleaned the cut. She put a bandage on his leg.
Then Peter's mother looked at him. "I know your leg hurts," she said, "but I am glad you have blood in you."
"Why?" Peter asked.
"Well, do you remember what your heart does?" Peter's mother asked.
Peter said, "My heart beats."
"That's right," his mother said. "It beats. That way it pumps your blood all over your body. It never gets tired. It works all day. It works all night."Paragraphs 10 to 19:
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