Stanley was always the lowest in the pecking order of "Pacific Clan Van Gullen", until that fateful day when his incredible skill and perseverance saved the lives of his clan and made him a hero to everyone.
here is the real story…
Food had been unusually scarce for the wretched, starving clan and, of course, Stanley, being so low in the hierarchy, typically went without. One foggy morning, after he had endured the usual breakfast ritual of taunts, pecks and snubbings at the depleted mussel shoal, Stanley despondently flew off into the dense mist in search of something to quell his fulminating stomach. It was pure happenstance that, due to low visibility from the fog and his lightheadedness from hunger, he flew through an open window and onto a desk in the small cottage that punctuated the edge of the bay.
Stanley began frantically pecking at everything on the desk in the hope that something would give way as soft and fishy. Nothing proved edible, but one such item he had jabbed at, as it turned out, was the telephone.
It was pure coincidence, or fate, that Stanley pecked out the speed dial code to the local 24-hour pizza delivery joint and that the owner of the cottage had a prearranged deal with the pizzeria that, when they received a ring from this particular number, without further request, they were to deliver on the deck of the front porch the standard order: a double extra large, stuffed-crust pizza with anchovies.
Back at the shoal, the famished and forlorn tribe had come to the miserable conclusion that they probably wouldn't survive much longer. As the light of the new day grew and the murk began to clear, they looked up in unison to see Stanley snoozing contentedly on the pale blue deck of the bright cottage gleaming in the sun. Near him lay an open flat carton containing a double extra large, stuffed-crust pizza with, one or two, anchovies.
Yes, Stanley had filled his very happy belly with most of the anchovies, but he did leave enough stuffed crust for the rest of his clan to survive on until the beneficent tide brought fatter days. And so, Stanley lives on in the annals of Seagull history, a luminary and shining example for hatchlings to come––the gull that saved P.C. Van Gullen!
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