Posts Tagged ‘fathers and sons’

A Father’s Gift

October 9, 2011

Lori Anne Yang

I really liked this post by my friend, Lori Anne Yang. I heard from Lori less than an hour after this happened and she was still shaking from the wonder of it all.


My husband, Alan, lost his father when he was only three years old. He died suddenly and unexpectedly of complications from stomach surgery. Alan never knew his father, and his strongest memory from that time is of himself playing alone with his Matchbox cars in the hallway of the hospital where his father passed away.

Alan inherited his father’s watch, which is very precious to him, and he wears it every day. He rarely (more…)