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  • You watch two little boys playing together, being patient, taking turns. You watch the older boy give the younger one the first turn on the tractor. You're impressed with the generosity of this child.

    You start to remember how you were with your own sister way back when. Did you ever give her a turn first or did you assert your seniority and take dibs. Not every time, but not as consistently as this young lad. Robert always gives his brother first dibs on most things like a tractor ride or a turn with Nonna's camera or choice of picnic spots.

    But in areas that really matter, like who chooses first from the candy jar, seniority rules. Harvey acquiesces in many ways too, but what impresses you the most is the brotherhood of love they display. Fills your heart with joy.
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