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This memory won't fill a box.

by Wench on April 28, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

With apologies to Believe, whose memoir I blatantly ripped off.

I've scheduled an appointment for next month after we've moved and settled in, to get my lima bean tattoo. I realized tonight it's roughly what would have been Gabriel's due date.


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