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az promised to mi mom … heer ar thirteen thingz abowt her fer u to know:

1. she wuz born an raized owtside uv boston, massachoozettz. dat’z red sox territorree!)

2. she haz a yunger brudder.

3. she had 4 d-o-gz growin up … dere namez were cookie, pixie, cassie, an bowzer.

4. she alwayz hadda sense uv hyoomer. she liked to make her frendz laff an laff.

5. her mom also hadda sense uv hyoomer an sent her to charm skool, piano lessonz, an to da boston conservatory uv myoozik fer voice lessonz.

6. she haz her masterz degree in speshul edyookashun. she iz a teecher.

7. speekin uv teechin … she wuz nominated fer “teecher uv da yeer” dis yeer. i wuz verree prowd. unforchoonatelee … she did not win.

8. wen mi 2-leg sistahz an brudder were born, mi mom did cake decoratin az a bizzness. she called it “the icing on the cake“. she made lottsa cakez fer lottsa kidz. she still getz callz fer cakez … but she duzzen’t do it anymor since she “left da kitchen an went back into da classroom.”

9. she haz walked 180 milez an raized lottsa $ fer breast cancer. she haz done da avon an da susan g. komen 60 mile walkz 3 timez.

10. she started a noo book groop dis yeer. da groop haz met 6 timez an mi mom haz finished one book so far! i guess she’z too busy to reed … even tho she’z da one hoo started da groop. (duhr!)

11. she iz teechin a class called “understanding autism” … she haz been doin lottsa reeserch.

12. she luvz myoozik (she droolz over bruce springsteen. lyle lovett iz anudder favrit an she’z seein him wid kd lang in june), mooviez (the hours iz her favrit moovie), an reedin (ulysses by james joyce iz her favrit book uv all time.)

13. i’m sure dere’z sum more to tell u abowt her … but i’m stoppin at 13 … an #13 iz dat i luv her an she’z da gratest. i get mi upbeet attitood frum her! she sez i make her laff an laff! she sez dat becuz i’m in her life … life iz grate!

luv–yer frend–jh