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Smiley: A young Saints fan sees red

Dear Smiley: Every morning at my house we enjoy having our coffee and reading The Advocate.

One morning, after a sleepover, my 5-year-old grandson was checking out the headlines while I was making our coffee (he has a lot of milk and sugar in his, but drinks it in a mug and feels quite big).

As I watched him “reading” the paper, his facial expression suddenly changed to one of deep concern.

Was he staring at a picture of a violent, bloody crime scene or a tragic accident? Neither!

It was our favorite Saint, No. 9, Drew Brees, in a RED jersey!

My grandson turns to me and says, “Oh, no, Mimi! Drew Brees plays for the Atlanta Falcons now.”

I laughed and explained he had on a red jersey so his teammates wouldn’t accidentally hit him hard at practice.

He smiled at this, took a sip of his coffee, and then asked me, “If the

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