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Chapter 9 - (VERSO)

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but his own dear Blossom, and no stranger. There was a new heaven and a new earth for him in the realization. “Oh, Baby Blossom!

“Oh, Baby Blossom!” he murmured, “Little Baby Blossom!”

Sara rubber her cheek against the faded coat sleeve.

“Daddy darling, this moment makes up for everything, doesn’t it?”

“But – but – where did you come from?” he asked, his senses beginning to struggle out of their bewilderment and of surprise. “I didn’t expect you till tomorrow.


From "Old Man Shaw's Girl."