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It’s amazing we lived

I’m glad to have been lucky enough to have survived!

First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they were pregnant. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn’t get tested for diabetes. Then after that trauma, we were put to sleep on our tummies in baby cribs covered with bright colored lead-based paints….

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  1. […] It s amazing we lived I m glad to have been lucky enough to have survived! First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they were pregnant. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn t get tested for diabetes. Then after that trauma, we were put to sleep on our tummies in baby cribs covered with bright colored lead-based paints . […]

  2. Thanks, Doug. I really enjoyed that. I don’t know how many times during pregnancies I heard all of this from my mother. I also think about all the things I did as a kid that I question with my own. It was fun seeing that someone else thought the same things.

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