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Binch/McIlroy Family Reunion

The family reunion was a big almost week long event. It started on Thursday when Grandma, Grandpa, and Emma arrived. We kicked Uncle Mark out if his bed and put him in the princess bed and the kids slept on the floor. On Friday the crowd arrived: Sherri, Summer, Uncle Skipper, Shar, Great Aunt Peggy, Great Uncle Bill, Aunt Sharon, Uncle Lee, and Brody all arrived. We had so many people that Uncle Skipper and Shar had to stay in a hotel, all children slept on the floor, and we invaded and took over Grandma and Papa's entire house filling up all of their beds as well. Friday was shopping for the party and getting your hair done by Summer. You LOVED having all of your cousins here and y'all played until way past your bed time.

The actual family reunion was at the clubhouse in the front of our neighborhood. Everyone listed above was there plus Aunt Janet, Uncle Gary, Jenny and her family, Adam and his family, Uncle Jerry, Aunt Sharon, and all of Aunt Sharon's friends were there. It was a lot of work but I am happy that you got to meet so much of your family you had yet to meet in your four years of life. Hopefully you will grow up understanding how important family truly is. 


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