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A High Honor

Out of all the honors that I could receive, the ones that mean the most to me are usually the unofficial ones that come unexpectedly. I recently received such an honor, and it beats anything I have received so far. Here it is:

Allow me to explain: When we went to Disney World back in May, we stopped by the Lego Imagination Center in Downtown Disney. They had a station where you could put together (and purchase) your own, custom made, Lego mini-figures. I left my son, Daniel, at that station, and stepped across the isle to browse a massive wall of Legos. Daniel came over to me a few minutes later, excited to show me the mini-figure he created. He made me. He was so proud.

He explained his creative process in detail. He gave me glasses, a belt,  and an astronaut t-shirt (because he knew that’s what I wanted to be when I was his age). I was taken by surprise, and moved beyond words. It was one of those moments that melt a parent’s heart. I would have never guessed that the Lego store would end up being such a special part of my Disney memories.

He was allowed to create two other figures to complete a set. The two other figures that he built were super heroes. I consider it quite an honor to be included in such company. It’s also a little scary to be associated with some of the most powerful figures of his mind.

I love my Daniel. While I can’t conquer all the bad stuff life may serve up, I will continue to do my best for my kiddos.

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  1. I READ IT AND I’M IMPRESSED AT DANIEL…TO HAVE SO MUCH ELSE ON HIS YOUNG MIND AND THEN COME UP WITH THIS. I KNOW YOU ARE PROUD AS YOU SHOULD BE. I TOO KNOW THAT YOU ARE A GOOD PAPA TO YOUR TWO KIDDOS. THANKS FOR SHARING!!!

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