88. The Man Without a Mustache

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Clarence's dad, grandfather, and great grandfather all had . They were thick and stood out. Clarence thought he would have a mustache, too. When his were growing facial hair, Clarence noticed that he 't. He told his dad that he was concerned. dad said not to worry about it and a few years. When Clarence was 21, he did not have any facial hair. His upper area was smooth as a baby's bottom. Whenever friends met his dad, they always joked at fact that Clarence could not grow a mustache.

felt bad. He felt that he was still little boy. Clarence told Shawn, his cousin, about concern. Shawn laughed. "You should feel good! It such a hassle to shave every day. My hair grows back so fast. You also save lot of money from not having to buy cream and razors," he said. "That's not funny," said. "Look, Clarence, we all want things we never have," Shawn said. "What do you want you don't have?" Clarence asked.

"I am jealous your intelligence. I will never be as smart you even if I studied twice as much you," Shawn said. Clarence thanked him. He thought this and was glad that he was intelligent. was right. We all take what we have granted and think about what we don't have.


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