Superman Sam is flying across the internet and becoming an icon for children fighting cancer. Though he isn’t with us physically anymore, he is certainly making changes and fighting still.
Sunday, December 15th
39,000 ft over Utah
The tweet read, “Distance is Just a Test to See How Far Friendship Can Travel.” It was a message from Virgin America customer support in response to my tweet thanking them for their help getting a last minute flight to Chicago. Now I am sitting on that very flight and those words keep ringing in my ears.
Distance can test friendships, but it is the most minor of tests when those friendships are filled with love, care and mutual support. Yet in times of tragedy and sorrow, distance can become an achingly wide chasm. Your friends are hurting and you simply want to be by their side offering your love, your hugs, your support and your help. Twitter and texts, Facebook and phone calls all help bridge the gap, but sometimes you just need to be there.
So instead of making my way…
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