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A failure to communicate

Does anyone here speak grandkid?

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Once when baby-sitting three of my grandchildren, 2-year-old Angela was telling me something that I could not understand. I asked her 4-year-old brother, Michael, what she was saying. “I don’t know,” he told me. “She doesn’t speak our language, Granny.’’

Barbara A. Connelly /Dennis

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