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I’m the mother of a Marine, but first I was the mother of a beautiful little blond boy who used to sit for hours “fuzzing” his blanket and watching “Lady and the Tramp.” (Yes, sometimes I did use TV as a babysitter.) As third children often are, he was the comedian of the family and the darling (aka spoiled rotten). Typical boy, in and on everything, never clean, who could play any sport with a ball in its name at 2. He ate his crib (literally), and discovered that sometimes if he was very lucky he could reach into his diaper and find he had magically manufactured finger paints. Hopefully you owned Clorox stock in the 80’s as I’m sure he single-handedly raised the company’s net worth…

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Published: November 2009