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  • I remember it all so well:

    - the sights
    - the sounds
    - the work
    - the joy
    - the exhaustion
    - your tardiness
    - your cries
    - my cries
    - holding you
    and wondering.

    How would I ever do the job that is required of this gift that you gave to me five years ago today? How? I am still wondering and still learning. On the anniversary of the end of your fifth rotation around the sun, I am thankful.
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