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I will miss, holding his hand.

by JTJarhead on December 4, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I still hold my 8 year old son's hand when we cross the street. Even when walking through a parking lot full of cars I, without looking at him or saying a word, instinctively hold out my hand; and he, without a second thought, grabs hold as we stroll.
I know that he is capable of handling the infinitesimal task of getting from Point A to Point B with both caution and comfort. However, knowing that there will soon come a time when this will not only be an inappropriate and unwanted gesture, I will steadfastly continue holding his hand until the time comes for me to let go.

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