"And then Celia! who was immediately everyone's baby, and a girl besides. Galen and Brooks, therefore, became The Boys and grudgingly began their ascent to real brotherhood. I gave up trying to control everyone (I didn't have the energy). My mother-in-law and I quit being adversaries and became allies, and under Annie's tutelage our family unit began to solidify."

from Chapter 3, THE TIME MACHINE

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