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The Island of Misfit Toys

The drive to be unique is a powerful one. It shapes so much of our lives and the choices we make. I never thought of it before this morning, but the misfit toys are all on the island because they are unique. They are different than expected and were rejected by the world.


On the island, the only thing they actually have in common is their uniqueness.


At the end of the story, we're glad to see them leaving the island and going to boys and girls with the normal toys, but you have to wonder if they really end up happy there or if they miss their old misfit ones.



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