The Giving Tree

Thank you Jason Mariposa for sharing this story with me! It’s really really nice and I was touched by the tree (I sound like some weird hippie). 😀 I think I missed half my childhood not knowing this. 

It’s a 1964 storybook but we could only find videos and readings (in various versions). I may find myself in Fully Booked or National Bookstore later this week.


Dramatic version:


Gago version:

This was the first one Jason showed me… and there was cussing. 😐 A kid’s story with F words… Plus the tree sounded like a drag queen.


A reading done by the author


* I got inspired to revisit my childhood and read Hans Christian Andersen again. 🙂


Thanks to Riza and her thesis, we may finally solve water pollution!

One response to “The Giving Tree

  1. “There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.”

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