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Have you ever thought about the power of destiny that determines the events in your life Holes by Louis Sachar is a story of Stanley Yelnats who happened to be under a curse that was caused by his great-great-grandfather As the story unfolds we learn that the curse leads to a series of events that are all predestined Everything started with Elya Yelnats who didnt keep a promise with Madame Zeroni Stanley was innocent of the crime for which he was convicted but because of the curse he was sent to Camp Green Lake for punishment Hes just been in the wrong place at the wrong time Secondly the curse didnt only affect Stanley but his entire family Stanleys great-grandfather couldnt escape from it as well He lost his entire fortune when he was moving from New York to California His stage coach was robbed by the outlaw Kissin Kate Barlow However it doesnt seem that bad since Stanley then was meant to find Kissin Kate Barlows lipstick that she left a hundred years ago He pulled it out it was a gold tube about as long and as wide as the second finger on his right hand No one else could ever find anything On the other hand destiny seems to be standing on Stanleys side The spiced peaches were said to be food for the angels and they were made by Kate Barlow During their escape these jars of peaches were found edible after a hundred years later as if theyve been waiting to be discovered by Stanley all along Meanwhile Stanley thought hed die out there without any food but Sams onions helped him to survive He wiped the dirt off of it and realized it was an onion Onions were said to be natures magic vegetable which symbolize a positive and healing factor Last but not least Stanleys great-grandfathers survival worked the same way as Stanleys survival they both
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