ann curry

ann curry

17 month old reading

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Elizabeth Barrett is to all appearances your standard 17-month-old girl, complete with wisps of gossamer hair so blond it's almost white and the unsteady gait that is the definition of a toddler. As her parents and two other adults talk earnestly around her, she paws through a couple of large-format children's books on a table, blissfully unaware of the conversation around her. Then TODAY's Ann Curry holds up a sheet of paper with the word "HAPPY" printed in big, block letters and asks Elizabeth to read it. "Hap-py," Elizabeth chirps without hesitation, enunciating each syllable in a bright little voice.