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I am the Trunk; You are the Branches

We use a lot of plant-related metaphors in English to describe our families. "Their roots run deep." "Our kids are sprouting up like weeds!" And idioms: "That apple didn't fall far from the tree!"

But have you ever heard this one -- "I am the trunk, you are the branches" ?

I bet you haven't (it's kind of new!). But once I explain, you'll be able to see: it fits Mr. Gray perfectly.

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