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My darling Tessa, You came into the world at 2:07 am on March 24, 1993. It was the happiest, most joyous, wonderful day of my life. When you were born, I held you in my arms—after a two-days-plus labour that ended in a Caesarian Section—and you looked up at me with your huge eyes, so peaceful. So calm. So trusting. I fell in love with you there and then. The truth is: I fell in love with you before you were born. I left your father when I was three months pregnant with you. I knew I wanted to have you

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I wrote the first part of this post back in March 2014. Thought it was about time I finished it off! My career has been an endless succession of ultimately unsatisfying jobs In the late 1980s, I left a series of bank jobs and temporary employment, and got myself university edumacated at the ripe old age of 26, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. I wanted more from life than just temping and working in banks and bought into the hype believed that a university education would help me embark on a fulfilling and productive Career (note the capital “c”).

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My daughter turned 21 on March 24, 2014 and this was the speech I gave for her 21st birthday celebration. I raised her as a single parent, and it was warmly received by her and her guests. If you want inspiration to help you write your speech, you download my FREE* and Rather Excellent List of 25 Resources, Ideas and Examples for Writing 21st Birthday Celebration Speeches, by clicking here. I was 29 when Tessa Rose Lee came into the world on Wednesday, 24th of March, 1993 at 2.07 am. She weighed 6 lbs 10 oz, which is about 3

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