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"Jonathan Livingston Seagull" is a wonderful little story about a seagull that has been kicked out of his community for being different. Jonathan wants to be more, see more and live live differently than the mass of gulls on his beach. He is an individual who refuses to just follow the mass of mindless gulls in his community. He lives at the Seashore, but he is not allowed to be with the other gulls because he can't conform. He takes off and learns to fly away from the group and he goes higher and farther than any other gull ever has. Jonathan explores his world and enjoys his freedom. He returns to his flock and desires to share what he has learned with the other gulls. The allegory was made into a movie and the great soundtrack by Neil Diamond.
"Each of us is in truth an idea of the Great Gull, an unlimited idea of freedom."
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