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The whole language thing is getting to me. I grew up Afrikaans-English and a few years of Spanish (forgot it all, seriously. Don’t even try telling me it’ll come back, it hasn’t.)
Now we live in a mostly Afrikaans community and we speak it at home. But most of Amelia’s books are English. I translate while I read to her, but I find that it’s not consistant. So today I actually wrote the Afrikaans in her English books with a coki. The people who’ve seen my handwriting can stop smiling now.

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