When Laura opened her eyes, the lamp was still shining brightly over the room, and Ma was bending over her with the doctor standing beside her. And in the bed by her side was a warm little bundle.
“See your little daughter, Laura! A beautiful baby, and she weighs just eight pounds,” Ma said.
The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Happy Birthday to Rose Wilder Lane born this day in 1886.