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by Abigail Van Buren

Girl's Maternal Grandparents Were Never Told of Her Birth

DEAR ABBY: I would like to throw a 70th birthday party for myself, but I don't want the guests to think I'm doing it to get presents. What should I do? -- LOOKING TO HAVE FUN

DEAR LOOKING: Include with the invitations: "The only present I require is the gift of your presence."