Doctors once told a mother that her child in her womb would face extreme difficulty and that her life was at risk in carrying this child to term. They strongly recommended she terminate her pregnancy and kill her baby. She insisted she would not do that. I believe his being blind only enhanced his ability to convey heart wrenching and beautiful music. To think that if she did end her pregnancy, we would not be blessed with one of the most beautiful voices ever.
Ah, one of my favorite pranks: Driving through quiet residential areas between 12:01 AM and daybreak on 22 September with my stereo blaring, waking up people who have to get to work in a few hours by treating them to
DO YOU REMEMBER
THE TWENTY-FIRST NIGHT OF SEPTEMBER?
...oh! Would you look at the time! I'd better get going!