On January 18th 2018 I became an orphan when my Mum died, having lost my Dad on May 13th 1996.
At the age of 61, it was a sobering thought, and I was glad to have had both of my parents when I was growing up.
This year, we became aware of three orphans on the lake, only one of which has survived.
We watched as adults shunned her away and she made her own way in life, never giving up, standing up to the bullies, and claiming her own food.
She is now as big as the adults and thriving well.
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