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The First Boy I Ever Loved.

Ten years ago, I fell in love with a boy. It was love at first sight.

I met him the day he was born. At first, I was disappointed the baby was a boy. I had dreamed of babysitting a little girl. But when I met him, that changed. He was too precious for me to mind that he wasn't a girl. 
I remember the exact moment I bonded with Hagen. I remember exactly where I was sitting. It was after church, at small group. Everyone else was in the other room and I was holding him. I think he was about two weeks old. I was looking down into his cute little face, and that was it. There was no going back. We were bonded. I realized right then and there I loved that little baby with a huge chunk of my heart, and I'd pretty much do anything for him. 
Over the next couple years, we spent a lot of time together. My mom and I enjoyed being Hagen's "official" babysitters. He was a smart little cookie! We loved watching him learn and grow, and often quoted the funny little things he wou…