The Send Off

Ginny looked at Michael, “Our daughter really has your eyes.” This was an exciting, yet upsetting, time for everyone. His wife, daughter, son, as well as his sister Rachel and her daughter were meeting at the train station together.

Michael noticed a familiar face in the distance. “Rachel,” he called out. His little sis and her children got off of the #107 bus. She ran over to him and hugged him tightly. She was extremely happy to be at his side again.

Rachel and her daughter Rose were excited. Daniel and Rachel II were going to the boarding school and this was going to be everyone's last bit together until the end of the school year. As usual, Rachel was pushing Rose in her wheelchair.

Rose, his sister's daughter, and Daniel, his son, hugged each other so tightly that he was surprised they didn't suffocate each other. Rachel commented to her brother, “Those two have always been this close?”

He answered, “Yeah. Whenever Rose is at my place, they are always playing together.” Ginny was standing there hugging her nephew quite happily as she started tearing up.

Turning to him, his wife said, “I never knew how tough it will be to be saying goodbye to our kids.”

Ginny hugged her husband saying, “I feel the same way.” As the train pulled off, he was hugging his wife and his sister as they waved as the train pulled off…

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