“I’m with you every step of the way” he promised her.
He was there when she took her first shaky steps across the sitting room into his arms.
He was there when she entered her first classroom teary faced, reluctant to let go of his hand.
He was there when she announced excitedly that her wiggly tooth had finally fallen out.
He was there to hear her speech on the graduation ceremony.
He was there to walk by her side towards the man of her dreams.
He was diagnosed with cancer a few years later.
“I’m with you every step of the way” she promised him.
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