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CHILDREN OF THE STARS

CHILDREN OF THE STARS

We are all children of the stars. Everything that makes up our bodies: our bones, our muscles, our skin are living tissues composed of molecules, themselves made up of atoms of carbon, oxygen, iron, nitrogen and calcium. All these elements were manufactured in the heart of the stars. These are the same atoms found in trees, flowers and all animals.

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