06/04/2014 11:41 am ET Updated Jun 04, 2014

The Day I Left My Son In The Car

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The day it happened was no different from most; I was worried, and I was running late. I was worried because in a few hours’ time I was going to be enduring a two-and-a-half hour flight with my kids, ages 1 and 4. I was running late because, like many parents of small children, I often find there just aren’t enough hours in the day.

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