In 100 words or less, describe a life changing scene or situation (wedding, birth, death, leaving home, etc...) without mentioning what the situation is.
I could not speak, for the fear that they would hear the break in my voice. As I released my arms from the first embrace, the tears finally spilled over and onto my cheeks.
The tension in my throat increased as I performed the same ritual for every person in the room. I silently bid them farewell as we walked out the door.
I took one final look at the only home I had ever known through the truck window. He grabbed my hand as I sat completely consumed by my emotions. Then, together, we left.