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I am most pleased with your story A
Normal Family on a lovely family with two
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visible previously marginalized people.
I’m very happy that this article did just
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our local Foothills Children’s Wellness
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fun evenings held each month.
There is a brain development display
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come into the clinic for vaccination and
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the dads in their lives. In August we had
a dads class for our summer baby class.
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