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Melody's Own Dog
By Beth Beutler
1 It was Melody's twelfth birthday. She was so excited. Her parents had promised her that when she reached 12 years old, they would get her a dog of her own. She had set her alarm for 7:00 A.M. She leapt out of bed when normally she took quite awhile to wake up. She went to her parents' room and tapped on her mom's shoulder.
2 "Mom? Get up! Can we go now?"
3 Mom yawned and turned over onto her side. "What time is it?" she said, rubbing her eyes.
4 "It's seven o'clock."
5 "It's seven o'clock on a Saturday morning? What are you doing up so early?"
6 "Today's the day we go to the humane society, remember?" Melody said.
7 Mom sighed and then smiled. "That means it must be your birthday, right?"
8 Melody grinned. "It sure is."
9 "Happy birthday, sweetheart."
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