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Xavier Ramesh Ponnuru

The reason I have been scarce around here was born a week and a half ago. I love the name: His mother picked it, but hesitated because people might not know to say the X as a Z. I can testify that there are worse things than to spend your days correcting others’ pronunciation. Mother and son are thriving. His big sisters are delighted with him, made up, as he is, of milk and of love.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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