Just now Evan looked over my shoulder at this and said with delight, "It's-a Ben, it's-a BEN , he's-a just like Leee-am. Where is Lee-am?"

It's been a long time.

"Liam is a star in the sky, Evan. He was a very sick little baby, and he's better now, even though he's not with us like Ben is. He's in our hearts, in here." and I patted him on the chest.

"Leee-am," he said slowly, deliberately, eyes lowered to my hand.