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If the coat fits…

Over the Teacups

Dad was taking his girls on an outing when it started raining and Miss Five began protesting about the coat he was urging her to put on. Frazzled with all the preparations, he said, “Put it on, be quiet and get in the car!” Media and cameras were at the venue they were going to and the next day a colour photo appeared in the newspaper. It showed a pretty little five-year-old girl squeezed into a jacket with the sleeves only reaching her elbows. Horrified, Mum said, “Just look at the coat!” Miss Five replied, “I was telling you, Dad – it was Neave’s coat!” Neave is her two-year-old sister.

Norma, Rangiora

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