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“But if you don’t… I have a will already made.”

Letter I wrote to my mom when I was 10-years old. I had just been punished, most likely for mouthing off or being sassy. I’m laying it on real thick…

“May 28, 1991

Dear Mom,

Please tuck me in. You don’t have to. But if you don’t… I have a will already made on back.

[on back]
P.S. I wish you’d hug, and kiss and hold me.

-bed set to Julie
-T.V. toAnnie

You can separate rest to all my 5th graders.”

[on another sheet]

“Things to Do:

1. Be responsible (fold clothes, ext.)
2. Never let anger boil up when grown ups are around.
3. Don’t be sassy or smart talk.”

FIN