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Little kids think birthday parties actually make you get older

Adorable munchkins fundamentally misunderstand how times passes.

birthday kid cupcake candle

This kid could stay a baby forever if she would just stop having parties!

If you could avoid aging by refusing to have a birthday party, most adults would never celebrate again. Balloons and cake are a small price to pay for eternal youth.

To grown-ups, this all sounds like a big joke. We all know you can’t manipulate that way. But to , it’s not such

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