I want you to know that Davis talked all day about watching the fireworks from the swings in the school playground. He said the sky is closer when he is swinging.
I want you to know that we arrived early so he could get a swing, and so we could put our chairs on the edge of the playground to make sure we could see him clearly.
I want you to know that I walked over to him twice, to make sure he knew where our chairs were, and to tell him if he raised his hand, I would see him and come right over to him. Everybody understood the plan.
I want you to know when my youngest tugged at my sleeve with excitement to point out his favorite fireworks, for a brief moment I shared the sky with him – how rare those moments are – and then…
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