Tenacious D music video made with my son and wife

 

I don’t own any rights to the music. The song is Wonder Boy by Tenacious D.

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“It’s just a moment in time, step aside and let it happen” – A short story about my handicaped stepson and my life

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“It’s just a moment in time, step aside and let it happen.”

(Quoted from the short lived TV. series firefly by Joss Whedon.)

It all started out for my stepson in a rush of action, confusion, miscommunication, and as fate would have it mistakes. I had not yet met my future wife, however the lengthy court depositions, the first hand accounts of family members, and the inevitable and necessary law suit itself bear out the events in glaring detail that is a story in it‘s own rite. After a terrible birth that could be described almost as a melee, and multiple failures on the doctors behalf and several cruel jokes of genetics, Kirin was born with cerebral palsy and mental retardation. For my stepson Kirin, a future that promised difficulties and damage, emotional, physical, and mental, by necessity, also bore with it strength of will and resolve to live. Continue reading