This is my life.
B: Is that Abraham Lincoln? (pointing to the statue in Lincoln Square, at Western and Lawrence)
Me: Yes, it is.
B: Ooh, maybe he lives in our neighborhood.
Me: No, sweetie. He’s dead.
B: (Immediately bursting into tears) But I wanted to talk to him about how he freed the slaves!
Me: Uh, maybe we can get a book from the library?