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Instead, Tweti fears the fight will go on, and there will only be a sad end for her beloved tree.
“Do you want to know why I talked to you?” she asks. “I talked to you because I worry that he’s going to try again. He’s going to try to kill the tree, and this time he’s going to get it right.
“And that,” she concludes, her voice trembling, “that would be a tragedy.”