Kids these days...
The clear advantage to having over forty cousins is when it's prom night and you don't have a date, there's always a cousin who will consent to go with you. And you can leave your charm and grace at home because she/he already knows you're a goof ball at heart.
*photo of niece Emily Clark, nephew Clark Checketts in my kitchen this past prom weekend
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