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A Fable: The Hare and the Tortoise (The Diet Version)

The Hare and the Tortoise, by Arthur Rackham* _________________________________ Once upon a time, there was a fat hare who boasted how she could lose weight faster than anyone else (for she had done it several times before and, therefore, was a top-notch expert on weight loss); she was forever teasing the lumbering tortoise about her poky metabolism, her love of good food, overall slow ways, and the fact that she had never ever been on a diet before. Then one day, the irate tortoise had enough and answered back: "Who do you think you are? There's no denying you can lose weight in a flash, but even you can be outdone, at least in the long haul!" The hare squealed with laughter. "Beaten in a weight-loss challenge? By whom? Not you, oh portly one! I bet there's nobody in the world who can lose weight better than me, I'm so accomplished at shedding pounds. If you think you can beat me, why don't you just try? Annoyed by such bragging, the tortoise accepted t

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