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Ellie, my granddaughter and any future grandchildren,
An apology; our generation has failed to leave for yours the beautiful sustainable world we arrived into.
I fear to imagine what your life and that of your contemporaries will be like, to the extent that although I have longed for grandchildren, I also understand why my children are reluctant to have children themselves and I am almost relieved that you are likely to be the only grandchild.
My hope for you is that a miracle will happen and that your life will be better than my expectations.
I would like you to know that to the extent I was able, I campaigned and acted to reduce my impact on the world and to encourage politicians and others to do the same.
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