The Crying Game

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My daughter didn’t cry when she was born. In fact, it took being poked and prodded by the midwife and pediatrician for her to let out her first yelp. The first few minutes after she came into the world felt like hours as I waited for her to open her little lungs, but eventually she produced an almighty howl. I instantly felt a rush of love, joy, gratitude, relief and excitement all at the same time. At that moment it was simply the best sound in the world. At that moment…

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