The Prickly Duckling
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After the quacks and croaks of laughter from his siblings and bullying bullfrog, the poor little duckling waddles off through the marshes to find someone who will accept and love him. What about the gaggle of goslings? Or the brood of chicks? “No one understands me! I’ll never fit in,” he cries until he bumps into the best version of himself.

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This episode has been a Jonincharacter production. Today’s story was written by Amy Thompson and performed by Jonathan Cormur. Sound recording and production by Jermaine Hamilton at Studio Circle Recordings. 

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