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|Buddha Girl (art by Tharakorn Arunothai/flickr)|
My description last December of two especially generous children, who eagerly used their savings to buy gifts for kids in need -- a boy who gave up his favorite game, handing it to a less fortunate child? These are the same kid!
A: Ven. Sujato answers: Novices often ordain quite young [as young as 7-years-old] -- that is what the samanera/samaneri ordination is for.