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An extraordinary ordinary moment of milestone

September 17th, 2004 · No Comments

It finally happened. While we were driving down the road somewhere west of Sunriver and east of Clackamas, Oregon. When we became parents, it was as if we imagined a camera in our hands constantly. We bought equipment, determined to capture those moments, take them prisoner for posterity with exquisite digital detail. But sometimes the baby decides to roll when no one is watching, or the little girl takes her first steps as a surprise. And so this latest milestone occured in an ordinary way. Our biggest little girl grew up one step more: she lost her first tooth as we were driving on Highway 26.


Instead of something under her pillow Abigail received a model of human teeth which she enjoyed assembling…


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