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Tales From the City

Another of life’s mysteries solved

What a 4-year-old in Wayland learned from her new sibling.

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My 4-year-old granddaughter, Cate, was with me while her mother was in the hospital giving birth to a baby sister. Right after the delivery, Cate’s dad called to tell her the news and then sent photos to my iPhone. Cate looked at the picture of the baby being measured right after birth and said in a shocked tone, “You mean they come out naked?”

Carolyn B. Meek / Wayland

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