Leise gasped. "Your dad didn't know his cancer was terminal? Oh, my gosh, that has to be so hard....that it happened so unexpectedly, I mean."
"No," Abby said, her eyes following a daddy longlegs crawling along the base of the wall, "we knew the cancer was terminal."
Leise said in silent confusion.
"I knew my dad was going to pass away," Abby tried to explain, knowing Leise would never understand. "I didn't know he was going to be dead."