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The unwelcome birthday surprise at the local Mexican restaurant

We took our mom out to lunch before her 89th birthday. Mom is a very private person. Nevertheless, my sister advised the management that it was mom’s birthday. When the wait staff placed a sombrero on her head and began singing, I captured the look on mom’s face on my phone.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Everett, Washington, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Teresa Ramsey