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A Moment From the Daddy/Daughter Dance


February 26, 2015

The Agawam Daddy/Daughter dance was last night. The Girl and I attended, as we have for the last several years.

She’s ten now.

She brought me up short, as we were dancing:

“Dad, do you remember when I was so little that you used to flip me over?”

Yes. Yes, honey, I do.



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