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My Leap Year Baby

What she taught me about staying in sync with God.

By: Patty Whelpley

My Leap Year Baby: What she taught me about staying in sync with God. by Patty Whelpley

“Oh, why did Leap Year Day have to fall during Lent?” I heard my daughter groan. She is a Leap Year Day baby—born twelve years ago, on February 29.

Since that date appears on the calendar only every four years, she is excited about having a real birthday in 2012. On the other hand, the...

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