Louis didn’t know that his parents had, after the first empty week, began to live their lives.
All the stress they had experienced disappeared. They realised it was Louis, it was their own son who had spoiled their every moment and tried to make their lives miserable.
Barbara and Larry did not discuss it.
They didn’t want the words to be said. Instead they decided now was the right time to join Doctors Without Borders, something they had always thought about.
They had previously gone through all the steps, but Barbara had become pregnant. They had to remain where they were, at least until Louis was eighteen.
Well, he was eighteen.