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The Rules of Tubtime

Posted on Saturday, March 17th, 2007.

Number One: Don’t drink the bath water.

Number Two: Donkeys do not go swimming.

Number Three: Hurry up, I’m waiting for you!

Today, Holly Anna Jones came to the booth with her friend and neighbor Stefan Ames, a third-grader. Stefan has cerebral palsy, and because of this has a very limited vocabulary of words. Instead, he communicates complex thoughts with an invented language of "pffffs," "das," and "ooofs." When asked who he looks like most, Stefan said that he is a mix of Daddy and Harry Potter.

Holly Anna said that Stefan is the strongest person she knows, and she can’t imagine her life without him.

Below, facilitator Sarah Geis is about to get a kiss.

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