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||Aunt Lisa, Then Aunt Lisa, Civil War
"I do not like writing, Grandma," said Thomas.
"But you really do like your new bike helmet," said Grandma.
"Yes, Aunt Lisa knows I like green best," said Thomas.
"You need to tell her that you like it," said Grandma.
"You could write it for me, Grandma."
"No. You write the letter. Then Aunt Lisa will know you like the helmet," said Grandma.
"My grandmother told me a story about letters. Grandfather was a soldier in the Civil War. He did not like to write letters. He did not have ink or paper. But he missed my grandmother very much. He found a way to write letters," said Grandma.
"How?" asked Thomas.Paragraphs 9 to 20:
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