Baby News.Thursday, September 16 2010
The baby is born, a DNA test reveals the true father, Lucinda tries to heal things with Lily and Jack gets news.
Carly and Jack slip outside of the cabin as she freaks out about Janet giving birth inside. They return and Jack tells Dusty he'll have to deliver the baby. The newlyweds step aside and Dusty starts helping the baby out. Once the baby is born, he cries and Janet marvels at how good looking he is. Carly takes Dusty aside and asks him if this is hard for his since the baby is Jack's.
Lucinda joins Luke at Java and tells him that she would like to honor Reid in some way. He says that she can start an endowment in his name. They begin discussing Lucinda's latest flawed behavior. He advises her to make things right with her daughter. She doubts that would work but he orders her to go and do it. As she leaves, Noah comes over. Luke tells him how brave and good Reid was. They talk about all the good he did. Noah's impressed by how focused he is. He explains that he wants to stick around to help him out but Luke won't allow that.
Holden walks Lily home. He hates that things are no longer simple between them after the history they share. They talk about Molly and reminisce about stables until John rushes over and asks Lily if she will forget her mother. "Forget it," she snaps. John tries to talk her around but then gets called off to work. Holden tells Lily to stick to her guns. They discuss how her mother always butts into her life. She feels like she always caves to her. She asks him to hold her hand when she goes head to head with her mom.
Janet, Carly Dusty and Jack arrive at the hospital. Janet is taken away to be examined a nurse recommends Dusty be seen about his ribs. He refuses. As he walks down the hall, he runs into John. He explains that he ran a DNA test and discovered that Jack is not the father.
Carly walks down the hall and get nauseous. Jack finds her and she tells him he should be with Janet. He thinks she has enough people around her right now. As they turn the corner, they find John telling Dusty that he is actually the father. John and Dusty start to laugh excitedly. Jack walks over and looks at the test. Slightly dejected, he says this is probably best for the baby. Dusty goes off to tell Janet. John tells Carly she ended up with the right guy and walks off. Carly worries about Jack but he ushers her off to see a doctor.
Liberty runs into Jack in the corridor and tells him how sorry she is about how things turned out. He thinks everything has turned out for the best actually.
Dusty goes into Janet's room and tells her the baby is theirs. She cries and they tell each other how much they love each other. Liberty brings Jack in. She and Dusty leave. Janet tells Jack she's sorry. He says that she can always count on him. "Thank you for loving me," she sobs. They tell each other that they deserve the best. The nurse comes in and kicks Jack out. After she feeds the baby, the family files in. Liberty says goodbye to her mom so she can go and catch her plane. Dusty wonders where they are going to live. Janet sobs about how all her dreams have come true. Liberty says her goodbye and goes. Dusty and Janet sit with the baby.
Lucinda runs into John at the Lakeview ordering champagne. He tells her that he's a grandfather. He says that he begged Lily to show her some clemency and then asks her to leave town with him and move to Amsterdam. She gets a call from Lily inviting her over and runs off.
Noah and Luke go to WOAK. Luke gives him a new camera. Noah says it's too much but Luke believes in him and wants him to have a career in LA. Noah tells him he'll have to come and visit. They remember that this is the first place they met and kissed. Noah understands that Luke needs to honor Reid's memory and grieve. He'll be waiting for him if he ever decides to get on a plane and come to him. They kiss and Noah walks away.
Carly walks up to Jack in the hospital waiting room and asks him to sit down. She tells him that she's pregnant.
Lucinda walks into Lily's as she's about to kiss Holden. She smugly declares that she was right about them all along. Lily explains that she isn't willing to forgive and forget the hurt she has caused her. Lucinda is sorry. Lily wants a time out so they can think about their relationship. Maybe some day she'll give her another chance... After Lucinda walks out, Holden holds Lily's hand. She thanks him and they smell the burning leaves. They remember when he was just a stable boy and kiss.
Lucinda returns to the Lakeview and agrees to run off to Amsterdam with John.
Next on As The World Turns:
Jack is asked to be the baby's godfather.
John Dixon answers Lily's prayers.
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