It's annoying how some shiny Pokemon barely look different from their regular forms. Like my Shiny Garchomp? Some shiny Pokemon are AWESOME. But others look so similar it's almost not worth it to have the shiny.
Gather round, let me tell you a fun thing about my country's school system. You are always in class with the same people. Your classmates are the people who were last year. And who will be next year. Same in high school.
I actually enjoy this conspiracy because what if ash is actually the little girls father and the mom is telling the journey of her husband who isn't in the picture but is keeping a good image of him for her daughter?