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Meghan Cox Gurdon: Mom wakes up to a birthday song, fresh coffee and a family hug

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"Happy birthday to you ... happy birthday to you ... " The voices were quiet, partly out of consideration for the sleepiness of the birthday girl, who was being roused, and partly because some of the singers were themselves semicatatonic from their own recent awakening. "Oh — thank you darlings — " The three girls arrayed themselves at the end and along one side of the bed, looking expectant....

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