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Although this was two years before I approached Laura about documenting their family, she asked me to photograph Piper’s 4th birthday party in May of 2011 at the local YMCA. It was already middle-of-the-summer hot, but that didn’t deter the kids from jumping in the bouncy house, getting temporary tattoos, and playing ball before heading inside for pizza, cheese puffs and pink birthday cake. Laura was expecting Posie at the time of the party, she arrived in October of that year.

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