“It’s a field trip. Of course it’s okay!”
I held _________’s hand in mine tightly. I could tell she was feeling scared about being here; this was the first time in a long while she had been out of the orphanage. When she was 4, her parents had dropped her off with a promise to come back, but they never did. Rumors ranging from they simply abandoned her there because they didn’t want her to they died in an accident or a fire were around the other children as to why. Either way, she’s been with us for about 4… going on 5 years now; she’ll be turning 9 next month. From the beginning, I knew she was different from the other kids. Even now while everyone’s excited about visiting the newly expanded town zoo, she’s overwhelmed by the whole thing. Still, she’s certainly a joy to have around
“Do you like rain, daddy?” you ask.
“Yes,” he answered flatly. You simply smiled. It was great to have something in common with your dad. You watch as your mother pulls up to a large building you hadn’t seen before.