We've been planning it his whole life. He's made all the right choices.
He got his letter.
We bought the suits and shirts, the shoes and ties. He went through the temple (twice). He received his Patriarchal blessing. He gave a talk in Sacrament Meeting. Everyone wished him well. His nieces and nephews came by to play with him. He went to the movies for the last time. He was set apart.
Then all of a sudden it was the last night. He was packed and I was kissing him goodnight like I did when he was little.
We took him to the airport.
He used his last couple of hours saying good-bye to friends.
A friend who works at the airport escorted us through security so we could be with him just that much longer.
But then they called his flight number to board and we had to leave him.
Now he is in the Lord's hands and is about His business.
I cried all the way home. His dad was excited that he was getting to go on a great adventure.
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