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[For anyone who has lost faith in the goodness of people, or anyone who just needs a bit of inspiration.]

A Son asked his father, “Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?” The father who, despite having a heart condition, says “Yes”. They went on to complete the marathon together. Father and son went on to join other marathons. The father always saying “Yes” to his son’s request of going through the race together. One day, the son asked his fater, “Dad, let’s join the Ironman together.”

To which, his father said “Yes”.

For those who don’t know, Ironman is the toughest triathlon ever. The race encompasses three endurance events of a 2.4 mile (3.86 kilometer) ocean swim, followed by a 112 mile (180.2 kilometer) bike ride and ending with a 26.2 mile (42.195 kilometer) marathon along the coast of the Big Island.

Father and son went on to complete the race together! 

XIX.

 

Zoe catches a cold.

She gets sick the way toddlers do: immediately. Maura and Jane put her to bed well and when the detective comes to get her the next morning, she is hot and fussy and clings to her mother like a sticky little sloth. Maura looks up when Jane arrives in the kitchen, and her eyes sweep over the grumpy looking brunette and the flushed looking little girl.

“Uh oh,” she says, and Maya looks around from her spot at the table, where she is popping Chex cereal into her mouth.

“Yeah,” Jane says wearily. She tries to set Zoe down at the counter, but is met with a wail of protest as her youngest redoubles her grip.

“No, Mama,” she cries, “No down.”

Jane sighs and sinks into the chair herself, throwing Maura a dark look. “I was hoping we’d get through the winter without a cold,” she says. “A fool’s dream.”

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