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Selina - Written 21 Nov. 2019

Greshamsbury, Barsetshire, ENG – 1837

“A pretty name for an even prettier girl.”  Frank Sr. held the newest addition to the Gresham family close.  He cared not that she was not a son.

He would have welcomed and adored a son as gladly and as willingly as he did this little one in his arms.  But God had seen fit to allow another female into the family, and Frank Sr., unlike his dear wife, was not one to often question God’s will. 

Selina’s dark hair held three perfect curls at the top that Frank Sr. brushed lightly with his thumb.  He whispered so as not to wake his unconscious wife.  “Let’s go now and meet your brother and sisters.”