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Operating Instructions Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 5 Summary

Anne Lamott
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Part 5 Summary

The entries in this section were written in December. Sam continues to grow, and like all babies his age, he tests Anne's patience and endurance. Fortunately, her friends are still a constant presence, and they are invaluable in helping her to overcome the rough spots that she encounters.

In early December, Sam is baptized at St. Andrew's, the church he and Anne regularly attend. After the service, she has a party at Pammy's house, inviting "all the important people from all aspects of my life." Anne is overwhelmed at the outpouring of love and generosity from her friends and relatives and spends most of the afternoon with Sam in a back room of Pammy's house. Later, when looking at pictures taken at the party, she thinks that Sam was also overwhelmed by all of the activity.

She also reflects on how many people at the party seem...

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