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After watching the movie Cinderella, five-year-old Sarah started
using her pinwheel as a magic wand, pretending she was a fairy godmother.
«Make three wishes,» she told her mother, «and I’ll grant
Her mom first asked for world peace. Sarah swung her wand and
proclaimed the request fulfilled.
Next, her mother requested a cure for all ill children.
Again, with a sweep of the pinwheel, Sarah obliged.
The mother, with a glance down at her rather ample curves, made
her third wish: «I wish to have a trim figure again.»
The miniature fairy godmother started waving her wand madly.
«I’ll need more power for this!» she exclaimed.