When Melanie Goldsmith was reading a book aloud as part of an exercise at a teachers’ meeting at CSUN Lab School in Northridge, California where she works.
She quickly realized it wasn’t just any old story.
Instead it was a retelling of her love story with her boyfriend of five years Eric Hernandez.
Almost instantly, Melanie realized what was happening and began to get choked up.
So she passed the book off to one of her coworkers to continue reading.
Eric spent months writing, illustrating and formatting the story of their relationship into a children’s book.
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