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“A View from the Bridge” I believe Paul McDonald calls his essay “A View from the Bridge”, because this is where the kid would come to see the world. From this vantage point the kid was able to view what he was not able to physically see. It also allowed Cherokee McDonald to view the world from someone else eyes. If he had continued on with his run, he would have never had a chance to see the beauty in such a simple act. As the Story begins he is only focused on his own task of running, he is not concerned with the surrounding environment. He seems irritated at first, that someone would bother him while his is running. He tries to be short and direct with the kid so he can return to running. When the kids gets a fish on the line is when his view begins to change, he is intrigued by what is on the other end of the line. He begins to give the kid advice and begins to get excited. Once he realizes that the kid is blind, is when his view truly changes to one of compassion. He begins to descript the

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