First off, this whole trend of “sticking a camera into a young child’s face and telling them bad news that will undoubtedly make them sad and then capturing their tears to share it to complete strangers on the Internet” is the best trend ever. I honestly can’t get enough of it and I don’t know what that says about me as a person. Bonus points for the Sarah McLachlan to accompany the sobbing.
Second, c’mon kid, tighten up. This is just the beginning. You’re a Cleveland sports fan. You’ll be subjected to unmitigated sadness and despair for the rest of your life, it’s good that you’re learning at such a young age. I’d want to tell you that “things get better” but I’m not so sure about that.
I think most of had the same reaction when we read Andy’s letter: