He responded just as exuberantly but then added these words, "I'm not calling with good news."
My heart sank. I had no idea what could have possibly happened.
The call came through shortly after I crossed Tennessee's border. I'd been keeping an eye on gas prices and realized I should've filled up while I was still in Alabama. I figured I'd stop at a gas station somewhere before reaching Nashville and hope for the best.
Instead, I answered the phone and didn't stop talking until well after I parked in my driveway. Gas can wait. Loved ones with bad news can't.
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