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I still remember this day. I was 5. I vividly recall standing beside the apple tree to have my photo taken in my fancy Easter outfit. The hat had little fuzzy bees on it. Très belle! Très chic!
I also vividly remember choking on the (pink) cream soda I drank later on. It erupted out my nose and all over my velvet dress and yellow tights. To this day, the mere thought of taking a sip of cream soda nauseates me. View full size.