I shook his hand.
And told him thanks.
He smiled, and replied,
“Thank you for your support, Ma’am.”
My momma on the other hand was so un-cool.
With tears in her eyes, she hugged him.
Both-arms-wrapped-around-this-stranger-in-uniform-making-a-scene-in-the-airport hugged him.
She thanked him, too.
He laughed nervously.
But then, his smiled stretched big across his face.
And he hugged her back.
I’m not sure what touches me more…
her gratitude, or his….