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Oh, oh. Whut a shimmerin’ land! It’s even more wondrous than I dreamed. Have you ever seen so many igloos? Why, it’s like wanderin’ into an amusement park for the very first time. Melanie... Melanie, come and see!
(Seeing MELANIE. MELANIE tries to say something, but HONEY—in her excitement—continually interrupts)
Isn’t this the most spellbindin’ area you’ve ever encountered?
(MELANIE can’t get a word in edgewise)
Gosh! No one back home in Ioway ‘d ever believe this... These lovely glaciers! And the brisk climate, as bracin’ as a parent’s cuddlin’ arms.... And, Melanie, look! There’s a gaggle o’ seals over there, urp-urpin’ like a welcoming committee for us. Hello, seal! Oh. We are gonna have a time. You’ll see. It was a smart move when we volunteered in our Ioway branch of the Teaching Corps—comin’ here ta teach... But, Melanie, look! The mist is vanishin’ now...and the sun blazin’ forth! Why, the land is greetin’ us with a smile. Like a celestial home.
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