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Friday, December 27, 2013

Tears on Christmas Night

These big brown eyes looked up at me. The bottom lip quivered, she bit down on it. What's wrong I asked? Are you missing someone? A nod. Who?

The tears spill and she says in this small voice, my sisters.

Two more nights kiddo. Two more nights. 

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Tomorrow my sisters are going to live in my room, right?

Yes sweet pea, tomorrow.

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Tonight my sisters are going to live with us? 

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She may have asked Santa for a princess bike but I think her real gift comes tonight.

I will remind her of this when she complains about having to share a room with said sisters....

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