Lights Out By Lauren Metal

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It was late and she had fallen asleep cradled in her father's comforting arms.

He lifted her up and carried her down the moonlit hall of their cozy apartment. He was ever so gentle as he placed her in her new big-girl bed.

After the blankets were wrapped securely around her tiny body, he kissed her forehead tenderly and brushed the soft, tiny curls of her hair off of her delicate face.

"Nighty-night Kylie. Lights out. Daddy loves you."

Kim smiled softly and wiped a tear from her eye before slipping out of the shadows and back into Carlos's bed.

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