Delightful discoveries

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I discovered most of my friends’ hidden talents by accident. I walked into a café and found a dear friend’s photographs hanging proudly on the walls, a label in the right hand corner of each frame alerting me her work was for sale. One friend stood up to sing karaoke during a summer evening out, and we sat wide-eyed when she blew us away with her singular voice. Another wrote and published a novel before I even realized she was a writer. There are other surprises too—he ran four marathons, she holds the title CEO, he signed with an agent for book no one knew he was writing, and she has a degree in Dance.

When I look at some of my friends and their extraordinary gifts, I wonder if they don’t also wear super-hero capes in secret. One summer…


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