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The Man Who Planted Trees

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November 21, 2022

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The Man Who Planted Trees

On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree.

– W.S. Merwin –

The Man Who Planted Trees

“Who says a single person can’t make a difference? This Academy Award-winning short film, based on a story by Jean Giono, was created in 1987 by renowned animator Frederick Back. It beautifully showcases one shepherd’s long and successful effort to re-forest a desolate valley in the foothills of the Alps near Provence in the first half of the 20th century.” { read more }

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