And my heart stopped

This is not Charles.

It was taken about a year ago by a friend who I met at this restaurant. I am sitting at a table and I see this kid. The shock of a Charles look-alike made my heart skip a beat. I froze. I knew it would happen eventually. Charles even owned a pair of shorts just like those. Tall, skinny, boyish face, and lose curly hair.

My table-mate was at an angle where she could discretely snap a quick photo. It was all I could do not to run up to him and tell him he looked … Read more...