On my flight today, the proffered movie was Big Miracle, starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski — the whale movie, as you might remember it.
That’s how I did.
I had meant to see it in the theatre, but I tend to shy away from animal movies. Even though I knew this one was positive — it’s based on true events — I hate seeing animals in any potential, dramatized or real trauma.
But I manned up and watched it today. And I was right. They found ways to make the animals — and me — suffer through this supposed feel-good story.
It’s so nice to cry with people you don’t know.
Which made the e-card that popped up in my Facebook feed today all the more timely:
You got that right.