"Nick," Natalie said.  "Don't you know that you were that boy's hero?  You were his father figure and friend and mentor.  You were everything to him.  You made his dreams possible.  You helped open up his soul and find the music...and then you just disappeared." 
         Nick turned to stone in her embrace.  "I know," he said thickly. 

                                                                 -- The Gift

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