The night before they tossed and turned with excitement. When the alarm went off at an unaccustomed time, they hopped out of bed eager to begin their first day of school.
There were new shoes to put on, a fresh haircut to fix and breakfast cereal to gobble before they could walk out the door. When they left, they had sharpened No. 2 pencils, well-stocked new lunch boxes and butterflies in their tummies.
Such big boys and girls they