Can You Remember?

Can you recall when you were first told about Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy? Or any of the legends that
you have known your whole life. The stories passed from generation to generation without anyone who can
remember their start. All of the myths and legends that scholars have tried to write down still came from
the memories of elders. Then someone attempts to write a definitive version only to find everyone from
king to peasant has their own variation on the telling. Too many people telling, retelling and changing until,
in the end, the original meanings are lost. There seems no harm in a tiny thing, like hair changing from red to
yellow, but over time these little things change so much that only a skilled eye can still glimpse the┬átruth…