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How many is that?

A 5-year-old adds up birthdays.

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My 5-year-old grandson is quite proud of his newfound ability to count to 100. His friend’s mother was having a birthday, and he asked how old she was. She said 39. He thought for a minute and then asked, “Did you start at zero?”

Florence Gregg / Duxbury

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