A Matter of Perspective

by Elias Scott

Chapter 11

Frank wrote me a short note this morning wishing me luck and telling me he was praying for me. He told me again, "No matter what, it's better to be a Brave Prince that a Cowardly Lion."

Frank is awesome. He knew I'd want to write him as soon as I got back, so he shot me an email telling me he was out jogging. I can't imagine a 71 year old guy out jogging, but he was. Hard to believe. It's these kinds of things that make him special. Most older people I know are sitting on their ass waiting to die. I hope I never get that way. Won't have to worry about that for a long time. What I do have to worry about is getting through this shitty mess.

I'm not sure why I suggested we'd go running. He's 71 and will be 72 if he comes here. I'm a small skinny kid and I run like the wind or at least like the Brave Prince with his loyal knight, Max, right on his heels. Thank God for Frank and Max.

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