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Fireflies and Fruit Jars
My childhood years were spent in Dayton, Ohio, in the 1940s and 1950s. Among the memories I hold close to my heart are those of moonlit summer nights I spent running barefoot through the dew-laden grass catching fireflies. Armed with fruit jars with lids carefully punched full of holes, my sister and brother and I anxiously awaited the darkness, which always brought with it the first tiny lights of our friends, the lightning bugs.
By Carole Ann Lewis

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