...but in the middle of the night, the child is crying, so Betty gets up and heads down the hall. She pauses, however, and the dream music from earlier pipes up. Is she back in the fog? Or is she remembering to be happy with what she has, even if it means no sleep for a while? Regardless, she snaps out of it, and heads into the baby's room before we go to credits.
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