The Day That Baby Grew Up

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The day that Baby really started to grow up, was the day Baby realized that it was possible for someone to not be completely and irrevocably taken with her.

Baby’s parents believed very strongly in love; they were the type to end every interaction with the words “I love you”. They were the type to make sure that their children never went to bed without a goodnight hug and a kiss.

Baby thought that was how every family worked.

Baby cried until her chocolate skin turned a reluctant red, the first night she spent without her father and mother.

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December 21st 2015

Hello there. It’s 4 days to Christmas and my heart is bursting with joy. I’ve had a relatively good year. I can’t think of any major mishaps that I suffered in the last 12 months and I have everything I need. I have family and friends who love me and I have food to eat everyday. I am very blessed and I never take that for granted because I am well aware that it could be, and is in fact so much worse for lots of people. I am very thankful for the life that I live and I hope that you have lots of reasons to be  happy about your life as well.

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