Dan was pacing the room in anxiety.
Mom inquired, but he would not give any clues.
Finally, she gave up and was about to exit the room, "What if history repeats itself." he said out loud.
That froze her feet; she turned around and quickly hugged him with tears rolling down.
Gulped her fear and after taking a deep breath, "Misfortunes dare not come near to those who embrace life with confidence." she said while patting his back.
Dan cringed at the sight of his car-crash but was quick to utter, "Amen" to get a grip on himself.
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