Emily and I have had one Christmas together - her first Christmas before she was taken 14 short days later.
Yesterday, I received a call from Robert Skelton in Florida with the news that Sean Goldman had been handed over at the US Consulate and by now is back in the US with his dad, David Goldman.
That is news beyond many parents fantasies. Good luck to both of them with their new life together and I wish them happiness as they catch up with each other for the stolen years taken from them.
A sweet development but for the bitterness.
Why be bitter? Sean is home, David Goldman has succeeded where so many have failed?
I feel bitterness because of the following, many of whom I have come to know personally and consider as friends: