Who Was Number One Page 09

Lion said, “God bless my father, he was a weightlifter as well.”

Again, everyone laughed. Lion asked, “Who was won the competition? It was Elephant wasn’t it?” Elephant was there. He came closer and put the rose ring he had won around Lion’s neck, saying, “You are number one, the one who carries the weight of responsibility on your shoulders….the responsibility of peace, friendship and freedom, you are number one.”

By now, Lion’s eyes were full of tears. By the time Doctor Goat came in to ask everyone to leave and let Lion rest, all the animals were crying.