By Gail Gaymer Martin
Along with his goals Come real origin, Ethan Fox turns needs into truth. notable journeys. assembly heroes. yet Ethan has come to care deeply for a unwell boy whose dream is…a dad. and never simply any dad: Ethan. although little Cooper has an outstanding likelihood of having good, widowed Ethan cannot probability loving—and losing—again. but he is spending time with the candy boy and his beautiful, robust unmarried mom, Lexie Carlson. might a bit boy's want for a dad of his personal come actual in any case?
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Leukemia. Heart disorders. So many illnesses were part of life for the people who attended. Yet some had higher hopes than others. Some children were in remission. Some weren’t—like Cooper. But Cooper could be worse, and she had to remember that. No progress was better than his exacerbating. Big strides were wonderful, but small steps moved them forward. She’d learned to find joy in small steps. Each time she looked into Cooper’s face her heart filled with the same kind of happiness. When she found her keys, Lexie stepped back and smacked against someone.
But it won’t work for some kids. ” She closed her eyes and opened them again, releasing a ragged breath. “Yes. ” “But one day maybe. Illnesses go into remission. Sometimes they nearly vanish. ” Curiosity spiked Lexie’s thoughts. ” From his sad expression, she feared she’d caused him to feel ill-at-ease. His shoulders lifted. “I’m not married, and I’ve only read up on children’s illnesses and read about remissions that cause physicians to marvel. ” Not married. Single as she was. She studied his face, wanting to know more about him.
I’d better be on my way. ” He took a step toward the door. “I’m heading out. ” He beckoned her forward and fell into step beside her along the hallway to the exit. Neither spoke, and though she wanted to say something meaningful, she felt tongue-tied. Outside the April sunshine warmed Lexie’s spirit, as did the memory of Ethan’s smile. ” He pointed two rows over. “I wish we had time to really talk. ” She wished the same, but it was one of those strangers-in-the-night moments, like the old song.
A Dad of His Own by Gail Gaymer Martin