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Sami pours her heart out to Nicole about Rafe leaving her because she couldn't believe in him after Meredith's letter. Nicole expresses her distress to Stefano about what they're doing to Sami. Stefano tells her she'll lose everything, if she doesn't go along with the plan to keep Rafe off the trail of the baby switch. Later, she convinces EJ her concern about Grace's death is about Sydney and Grace having been sisters and sharing the same birth date. Nicole and EJ bond over their love for each other and Sydney. Rafe is confused after overhearing EJ's message to Nicole about her concern over Grace's death. Rafe and EJ nearly come to blows when EJ goads him. Rafe tells Arianna he's leaving town, but won't tell her the details of why he and Sami broke things off. Arianna goes to Sami and realizes the reason, and tells Rafe he's giving up love so he won't have to tell Sami the real truth. Meanwhile, Sami, after Arianna and Nicole's visits, wonders with Allie if she should ask Rafe to forgive her for not believing in him. Chad sees Will and Mia kissing, interrupts. When he brings up his transfer to Salem High, he realizes Mia never told Will. Later, Will wonders why Mia didn't tell him about Chad's transfer. Mia claims it's because Will has enough to worry about with his family situation, and not to worry about Chad. Meanwhile, Chad tells Kinsey something's up with Mia, and Chad intends to find out what it is. At the DiMera mansion, Abe, Lexie, and Theo visit Stefano for Sydney's half-birthday. Theo becomes upset when he loses his toy dog Charlie and can't convey to his parents where he might have left it. They return to the Brady Pub, and with Rafe's help finds Charlie. Their mention of Sydney's half-birthday to Rafe makes him think of Grace. When he goes to Grace's grave, he remembers Nicole crying there and becomes twigged.