When Little Lin 小林 had finished all her work, she would rest in the doorway, wondering about the house across the street and the people who lived behind the gate. She wondered if they were happy.
Everyone was surprised, when she later married the son of the family who lived behind the gate. His family said, that having Little Lin join their family made them very happy. In fact, they were double happy.
for the 小 林's and the 林's of Japan