The second I spoke, the world seemed to freeze. The blonde man on the floor got up, and turned to face me. It was, without a doubt, my brother. Five years older, and a little worse for wear, but I could have recognized him anywhere. The other man on the floor, who must have been his husband, smiled knowingly as Austin closed the space between us and wrapped me into a bear hug.
A: The doctor told me what happened to your wife. I’m so sorry Tobias. I wish I could have been there for you.
I stood there in my older brother’s arms crying for quite some time. It was so nice to have a family again.