When my son Emmett was born three months ago, all the members of my family felt the need to offer up their best wishes.
"May he grow up to be incredibly smart!" proclaimed Leah, my sister-in-law.
"May he grow up with wisdom beyond his years!" uttered Marty, my uncle.
"May he grow up with the strongest of values!" said my aunt Nancy.
I do not want smarts. I do not want wisdom. I do not want values.
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