“He couldn’t make it today. He said he’d been here by tomorrow.” She smiled at little Sam, knowing she was breaking his heart.
“But today is my birthday,” Sam said. Tears filled his brown eyes, even as he tried to be tough. He’d faced this same disappointment many times before, but birthdays were extra hard for him.
She hugged him, kissed the top of his tousled head, and said, “You want to read a story?”
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