When I was born in Dallas, Texas on March 2, 1978, my crib mate had already been chosen for me. My mother and Donna Ackles were best friends and coincidentally, next door neighbors.
Being one day older, Jensen, “J”, had declared long ago that he was the boss. Our mothers always said the competition between us started the day I was born. He walked first. I spoke first, “J” being my first word. From there we tried to outdo each other in everything. Who could climb higher, run faster, be better. We pushed each other to be our best.
“I would never, ever leave you if I could. I would stay with you, because I never stopped caring about you. And if it comes to that, there’s something that I want you to know. I just can’t leave this world without you knowing.”
“He’s so angry right now, he’ll say anything to hurt anyone. Listen to me. I know what happened between you and Kristen … And soon, everyone will know the truth, I will make sure that happens. I promise you that.”