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I love this story.You did a fantastic job of bringing the characters to life. I had tears in my eyes as I read this. I think as parents, we know we have succeeded in our most important jobs ever, when we are humbled by pour children. There is something wonderful when our babies teach us a lesson. You so nailed that emotion. I shouldn't have been surprised that it was based on a true story because it did feel genuine and real.
02/12/13
As someone who continues to experience an empty nest, I could definitely relate to this story.

The topic seemed a bit forced here. And I was taken aback by the husband's quick change of emotions in the early paragraphs; he's soothing his wife in one sentence and in the next he's stomping and angry. I realize that emotions run high in such circumstances, but I needed a sentence of transition--had to look twice to be sure both actions were by the same man.

Loved the lesson that they learned after the Skype session with their son--that was beautifully done.
02/13/13
Wonderful read. God bless~