Sunday, September 29, 2013

Wednesday, September 29, 1971:

Right at lunchtime,
 three minutes past noon to be exact,
I got my boy. 
Jimmy was 8 pounds and 3 ounces and 21"-
the largest and loudest baby in the nursery.
He was an angel: 
a baby with a head of flaxen fuzz
and big blue eyes.
 I loved him immediately.

excerpt from second edition,"Under My Roof..."
page 58.

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