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"Flowers always make people better, happier; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul." -Luther Burbank

At first glance, it looked like a gardener meant to draw attention to the hundreds of fresh roses of every color: red, orange, yellow, pink, lavender, white; breathtaking beauty surrounded by a blessed fragrance of joy that could almost lift a person off the ground. A wide-brimmed straw hat pulled low concealed anything from the shoulders up, perhaps giving the illusion of being overtaken by such pleasure.

The "gardener" looked up and said, "Beautiful, aren't they?"

"Indeed, they are, but you startled me. I thought you were a prop." I replied. We both laughed.

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