"I should have figured it out sooner. It certainly explained my love for the Boston Bruins and my appreciation for high-collared shirts and grandiloquent suits. I had always thought it was a desperate cry for attention. I never had a real father-figure in my life."
I think everyone will join me in wishing Don and his boy all the best.
"So what do you say, dad? Do you think we could play catch someday, or maybe just pass a puck around?"