Annie announces with enthusiasm, “Yippee, tomorrow is my birthday.”
Hubby looks at his screen, “ Oh! I will have to be at work tomorrow.”
Mom complains of a backache, and wants to see a doctor the next day.
Annie is left all alone. She sighs in gloom, “As usual, no one has time.”
Next day, she wants attention, but everyone is busy in their respective lives.
She decides to go to her usual dreary place for lunch.
As she opens the door, her eyes are wide open and her jaw drops as she sees familiar faces with party hats.
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In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that shows surprise without using the word.