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ILLUMINATION

Smile, Dad. You’re On The Picturephone

If only my dad were still alive

Photo by Brian McGowan on Unsplash

“Girls, we’re going to the World’s Fair,” my father’s announced, his grin a prototype for the original Smiley Face.

“In New York City,” my mother added, clasping her hands.

My sister shrugged. I groaned.

It was 1964, the summer of my sixteenth year. Going to the World’s Fair, across the…

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