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Madame Valmonde is going to visit her daughter, Desiree, and her new baby. She is shocked that Desiree could have a baby because it seems like only yesterday the young girl came into her life. Desiree was found at the Valmonde plantation by Monsieur Valmonde when she was just a toddler. All the town's people had theories about where the young girl had come from, but Madame Valmonde didn't care. She had no children of her own, and she considered Desiree a gift from God sent for her to love.

Desiree grew up to be a beautiful young lady who was worshiped by her mother. One day, as she stood by the pillar where she was found, Armand Aubigny rode past her and felt pangs of love. He had known Desiree all her life, but had never felt this way about her. Suddenly he was...

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