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This Gave More Meaning To My Life

"Thanks for the dinner last night. I am very happy for you, your being a responsible mom and career woman. I love you and Lance."

That's a text message from my mom at the airport before her flight going back to the US.

Dinner was on me last night. It was my means of thanking my mom for every thing that she did for us and to celebrate my niece's 9th birthday. We had a feast. After the sumptuous dinner of Chinese cuisine, my mom said she's proud of me. I think it was the first time I heard her say those words to me. I did not even hear it when I graduated from college. Although those words put a huge smile on my face, it was her text message that really made my day and gave more meaning to my life.

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