The girl laughed. She was at a wedding of a distant relative, and she had heard that the bride had been knocked up, hence the rushed matrimony. Then she felt a sudden emotional upheaval, not knowing why she spontaneously burst into tears. Nothing too dramatic, just silently and furtively, like her normal self. She did not cry out of joy. She cried for that omnipresent little foetus who is the star of the day yet who cannot witness the event held to celebrate her creation.