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November 25, 2013

Love, Lego style

Benjamin—age seven—had been asking us to take him to the Lego store, where he wanted to spend several months worth of allowance on new bricks. I don’t do malls, or in fact stores, so the request had languished like a dream deferred. Finally, on Saturday, my husband took Benjamin and Lilah on the much-anticipated expedition. Both children returned carrying unmistakable yellow bags and wearing smiles. However, as Ben began to show me the bricks he’d chosen from the bins, his…

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