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Visiting Julie

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The Tahas fly to Indianapolis to see Granddaughter Julie for the first time.

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Julie for Prime Minister

Beirut
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The Top 10 Reasons my four-week-old niece Julie would make a great Lebanese Prime Minister are…

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What, me worry?

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Alfred E. Neuman is the jug-eared mas­cot on the cov­er of Mad, my favorite mag­a­zine grow­ing up (and peo­ple accuse me of being an intel­lec­tu­al, so hah!).

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O that I were a glove…

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Why does this pho­to­graph fill me with so much joy? Why does the sight of my younger broth­er hold­ing his new­born daugh­ter Julie make me want to live to be a hun­dred?

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A Child is Born

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On Christmas Eve, Julie kicked and screamed her way through a C-sec­tion, arriv­ing in Indianapolis, a tiny spot on the west­ern hemi­sphere of Planet Earth.

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