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I realized I am turning into my parents

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Mama’s birthday was Saturday. She would have been 104.

For this reason — and several others, as you will see — the song “Help, I’m Turning into My Parents” has been on my mind. My Sweet Adelines chorus sang this song several years ago, and I’ve never forgotten the concept.

Here are the key lines: “Help, I’m turning into my parents, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, turning into my mom, turning into my dad. I like my folks a lot; that doesn’t mean I want to be ‘em. This situation’s very sad.”

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