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The things you cannot do with a baby

My friend’s new daughter brings back memories of the one she tried to keep when we were teens.

“HI! SHE’S BEING REALLY FUSSY. Do you want to get in the back with her?”

Marta speaks quickly, checking her mirrors to make sure she is out of the way of the airport traffic. It is my first visit since Adelaide was born seven weeks earlier.

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