The Lantern Bearers | Carnegie Medal winner 1957

I sometimes think that we stand at sunset … It may be that the night will close over us in the end, but I believe that morning will come again … We are the Lantern Bearers, my friend; for us to keep something burning, to carry what light we can forward into the darkness and the wind.

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