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The Longest Hug - Saying Goodbye to Your Kids

Alan Bishop

A hug was all I could muster up.

I wanted to speak. I wanted to pass on those final words of wisdom and advice but a hug was all I was capable of.

A long, crushing hug for each of my boys.

My wife and I’ve just dropped off our 2 boys at the Vancouver International Airport and their next stop would be a city in China that I can’t even pronounce.

They’re off on their own, only 21 and 17 years old, embarking on a journey that will forever change their lives.

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