Scene: Bruce sitting at kitchen table in small apartment looking through classified ads circa 1980.
Ann – “what did you always want to be when you grew up.”
Bruce – “a firefighter, a real firefighter”
Ann – “what’s a real firefighter.”
Bruce- “a New York City firefighter!”
Ann – “then go do that.”
Fast forward 21 years. Ann & Bruce live in small house with 2 daughters and a big dog.
Scene: Sunday September 9 Ann laying in bed as Bruce getting dressed for 24 tour plus another tour on Tuesday.
Bruce: “I am so blessed”
Bruce: “I’m married to Miss Ann. We have two great girls and we got the camper.”
Ann: “Some people won’t consider being married to me a perk. Yes, the girls are great. Yes, we had a wonderful summer.”
Stage direction -Bruce gives Ann a kiss and exits room.
Scene: Tuesday September 11 a beautiful late summer day.
Midnight – a knock on door.
“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” Dr Seuss