A-m (umopapisdn) wrote,

Two more snippets without any home...
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Her father had always been the strongest influence on her life. At 14 months her first word had been 'da-da.' Years later her mother told her that he'd stayed with her for hours at a time chanting 'da-da, say da-da babydoll!' She guessed he'd figured that somehow all that time early on would make up for his continued absences in later years...
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His hair cartwheels crazily across his brow and I often find myself placing wagers on whether his eyes will smile before his lips. The odds are constantly changing.
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