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Queens today

January 4, 2011
They let her wear her green velvet dress for the occasion, the one with the sash, the one that went best with patent leather Mary Janes.

They popped Christmas crackers first, paper crowns and plastic toys and jokes spilling onto the tablecloth. When the scones arrived, she donned her crown, and demanded the rest of the table do the same.

“We can all be queens today,” she decreed, and so it was.

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