On Mother's Day, the girls, who are all mothers themselves, recall past celebrations of the day.
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[reminiscing with her aged mother in a nursing home on Mother's Day about a teenage affair
I gave Dec back his ID bracelet, that had 'Dec' on one side and 'allergic to the law' on the other, hopped in the car with you and Daddy, and we took off home. I asked you if you were mad at me. You said, "Why no, darlin'. This is the best Mother's Day I've ever had." Don't you remember that, Mama?
Well, I thought that happened to Virginia. Wasn't Virginia the slut?
No, ma'am, that was me.