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Happy Birthday Amber

 

August 7, 2019

On this day, in 1983, I was entrusted with a life that was not my own, yet every bit a part of me. I loved every tiny wrinkly spot of her, from the three short strands of strawberry blonde hair to the ten little curled toes. She was me and I was her for over nine months, in a sense our lives depended on each other entirely. Hers for obvious reasons but mine because if something happened to her causing her not to be born, I knew I would die. I had fallen in love with the movements in my belly. The lumps that rolled from one side to the other and at times kept me awake with hiccups bouncing m...



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