Please Hold the Chicken by Rebecca Sicree

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Please Hold the Chicken

Rebecca Sicree on the Childish Interruptions That Make Up Real Life

Our daughter Helena said her first word during the Children's Mass on Christmas Eve. It was baa.

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Rebecca Sicree writes from Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. She and her family attend Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in nearby State College. She and her husband Andrew have ten children, six of whom are now adults.


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