We didn't have much money. Our lives consisted of rubbing two nickels together just to survive. But, we were happy.
Before my birthday came, I knew there wouldn't be any fancy fanfare and I was perfectly okay with that because we were together.
On the day of my birthday, you filled our home with colorful balloons and happiness consumed me.
Even my car was filled with beautiful colorful balloons. You gave me joy for my birthday.
All because of you and a package of balloons, this was the best day ever! … Except for the day that you were born.
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