A Lesson from My Brother
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“A Lesson from My Brother,” Friend, Dec. 2004, 37

A Lesson from My Brother

A couple of days ago, our neighbors’ dog died. That day my little brother asked me to look at a letter he had written. It was a letter to our neighbors saying how sad he was that their dog had died. On the other side there was a picture of a dog barking. He was too shy to give it to them face to face, but he left it on their doorstep and rang the bell. I used to think I could only learn from people older than me. But that day I learned a lesson from my little brother.

Cole Johnson, age 7, is a member of the Tijeras Canyon Ward, Santa Margarita California Stake.

Illustrated by Pat Hoggan