It still seems unreal that he isn't here. I shouldn't have to write a post like this. I shouldn't always have to remind myself that manifestations of evil can lurk in every neighborhood. When I dwell on that aspect of David's passing, it is very easy to become angry. But on his birthday, I don't want to focus on that. I want to remember the wonderful man he was and continues to be as he motivates all of us to shower acts of kindness on a world that is often so undeserving of them.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Happy Birthday, David.
Today, I realized that I have been counting down until my birthday. It will be three weeks away this Wednesday. I will be 27. While perusing Facebook this morning, I saw a post on my Newsfeed of someone writing on David Santucci's wall. Wow, his birthday is Tuesday. This Tuesday. David was way too cool to have a countdown or anything, but he should be here to celebrate "28". In a perfect world, he would be. He wouldn't demand a party or expect people to remember, but he would always show up to yours. The picture below was taken at a surprise party for my 21st birthday.