When John came out of a coffee-bar, a kid on a parking was walking around the shiny new car, admiring it. “is this your car, Mister?” he asked.
John nodded. “my brother gave it to me after he won big online.”
The kid was astounded.
“You mean your brother gave it you and it didn’t cost you nothing?
Boy I wish …” He hesitated.
Of course John knew what he was going to wish for.
He was going to wish he had a brother like that on day.
But what the lad said jarred John all the way down his heels.
“I wish,” the boy went on, “That I could be a brother like that one day.”
John looked amazed at the boy.