His Seventeenth Birthday

January 13, 2009
By Chris Meissner, Hartland, WI

I was heading out the door for a party celebrating Grandpa’s 17th birthday.
I thought it was bizarre that he was only seventeen.
I decided to write him a hundred-dollar check for a gift.
I had to write the current date on the check, so I checked my watch.
It was February 29th.

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