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Toy Story 3 - Savor the Present

Posted by Marty Haught on Jul 16, 2010Comments

I recently went to see Toy Story 3 with my wife and 6 year old son. We really enjoyed the movie as it was well done. However, I found the movie to be a touch bit sad. I’m not sure if others felt that but I surely did. As I pondered this, it came down the process of Andy truly saying good-bye to his toys. I believe there’s also the sadness of his mother seeing him off to college. As the parent of two children, I’m am aware that this same day will be coming soon. My oldest will turn 12 in August, which means we have another 6 years to go. Those years will go by fast. Matter of fact, we’re 2/3rds the way through having our daughter at home. It is perhaps for this reason that the movie touches me a bit more in a sad way.

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