American Ninja Distraction
(Mike Allen)

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American Ninja Warrior in OKC

Pure babbittry: American Ninja Warrior at Okla. Capitol
by William W. Savage Jr.

My son is a bear
by Brenton Edward

My son is a bear.
I will not apologize for my bear.
I’m a big bear. He’s smaller than me but very strong. He runs cross the house if he scares in the middle of the night and the night wakes up for me with the slap
An anticipated slap now
As a part of our sleep pattern is being struck and then asking to be cuddled.

Before anything is daddy going to be right here again? And he asked that again. And I am here and it’s OK. It’s OK.
I am here and it’s OK. I am here and it’s OK.
We wake up with pumpkin pancakes and Peppa Pig.

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