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The Littlest Client #221


"There's one thing I need to tell you, Katie. Miss Barbara... she's your aunt. She's your father's sister."

"Yeah, I know," she said softly, not taking her head from my shoulder.

That floored me.

"How did you know?"

"I have a faded old picture of two little kids sitting in front of a Christmas tree opening presents. I could tell that one of them was Daddy and that the other was Miss Barbara."

I smiled. This kid was one smart cookie.

"You know, you're going to have to start getting used to calling her Aunt Barbara."

I heard her giggle...

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