When Robin knew I wasn’t going to answer, he said, “They love you, Mitch. They love you more than anyone else in this world.”
Looking at him, I saw that he meant it. I dried my eyes with my wet jacket sleeve, but it didn’t help.
“Knowing that you are gone, and they are alone, is tearing them apart. If it were me that was gone, they wouldn’t care. They love you, because you are their brother, and you have been their brother every waking moment of their lives.”
Every waking moment…