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Chris -- 2011-03-08
A young child might use the term “lonely child” in place of “only child”...
Item from an NPR interview with author Allison Pearson…
Ms. PEARSON: ... you know, I definitely wanted to give her a sibling, because she would say to me, you know, I don’t want to be a lonely meaning, I don’t want to be an only. I don’t want to be a lonely child, she’d say to me when she was about three.
Allison Pearson’s ‘Love’ Affair With Keith Partridge | WBUR & NPRFeb 23, 2011 … I don’t want to be a lonely child, she’d say to me when she was about three. .... You can read an excerpt on our website, freshair.npr.org. ...
www.wbur.org/npr/.../allison-pearsons-l … partridge Cached
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