"I was a replacement for your dead baby. I spent my life striving for perfection, and you know why,dad? 'Cause I live in fear that if I let up for a moment that I will remember that I am unwanted."
“Jack,your back was built to carry your son through life.Are you willing to hold him up no matter what comes his way?Are you willing to raise this young boy into a strong man?Are you willing to push him to be the best man in the world he can be?Are you willing to lift him to greater heights, even if it hurts?”
“She has tress wildly different kids, all with their own sets of problems.Our marriage wasn’t always perfect. I certainly wasn’t.And she has her own things to deal with,too.But she kept everything out.She always made sure we were all safe.”