I almost never just say “RTWT” and regurgitate someone else’s postings on the internets. This may be the first time, actually. I will only add that you must read the piece, then read the first comment and click the link in the comment.
Calvin’s Final Conversation with Hobbes
If this doesn’t bring a tear to your eye or a lump to your throat, then I don’t even want to know you.
(this has been making the rounds. I found it on Borepatch, who linked someone else who linked someone else.)