As they embraced, he handed her a small box, neatly wrapped with a ribbon. “I love you” he said. “I’m going to miss you so much.”
She smiled and her heart swelled. She put the gift in her handbag as tears came to her eyes.
“I won’t be gone that long. I’ll be back Monday.”
Later, as she sorted through her possessions on the plane, preparing for the long flight ahead, she remembered his little present.
“Shortly after take off the bomb ripped through the fuselage, tragically killing all 300 passengers and crew on board. Scott Lynn reporting for CBN."
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