16 years ago my little daughter died of cancer. This is what I wrote on the birthday she never quite made it to that year, with slight updates since.

Today would be your 20th birthday, Betsey. The full flower of young womanhood!  Instead you are always not-quite 4.

Happy Birthday, Betsey Pearl.

We miss you. We want to see you.

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