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Thursday, 26 March 2015

Elly finally realizes why it is parents are talked into giving up their free time for their children's 'selfish' desires.

(Strip Number 4591, Original Publication Date, 27 March 1986)

Panel 1: Now that we're actually at the bake sale, we find Freaked-Out Elly not believing that she's in a gingham bonnet selling cookies at an Easter bake sale.

Panel 2: Super Self-conscious Elly feels ridiculous and wonders why she's there because it's the middle of the day and the Voice tells her that "Because you don't want people thinking you're not supportive, stupid."

Panel 3: Just then, Lizzie hugs and thanks her.

Panel 4: Elly smiles, returns the hug and tells herself that she guesses we all have our reasons.

Summary: We knew why she wanted to do this Tuesday. It's a little bit of not wanting Lizzie to bawl her head off and scream about how Mommy never does anything and a whole lot of her doing too much because she fears having the same Quality Women Alice Mitchell spent a lifetime trying to impress cluck their tongues and comment about how poor a mother this Patterson woman is.
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