25. A Real Guitar Hero

Albert had been playing the guitar almost all life. His first guitar was given to him his father. It was a Fender Stratocaster, and absolutely loved it. As a young boy, Albert spend hours and hours listening to songs trying learn them on his guitar.

As he grew , he didn't play the guitar as much. He a girl and they started dating. Eventually they a son. Every once in a while, Albert take out the old Fender Stratocaster and play song for his baby son named Max. He playing guitar for Max, because it would calm down when he started crying. As Max got , he started listening to the same kind of his father listened to.

Albert and his son listen to music together and talk about what thought the songs meant. During Max's tenth birthday, gave his son a Fender Stratocaster as well. same model his father had gotten him. It him a bit more, but he wanted his to have the same one as his. Max happy, he asked his dad to teach him the songs he knew. Albert smiled and said, " course!"

When Max turned 17, he joined a . They played local shows and were able to some songs by themselves. One day as Max walking home from band practice, someone stopped him took away his guitar. He was devastated. He home and locked himself in his room. He 't face his dad. He knew he had let down. When it was time for dinner, Max his bedroom door and saw his dad's Fender on the guitar stand. There was a letter a set of keys on the guitar. The said "To my guitar hero, Max. Here is guitar, you need it more than I do, the key to your new car, so nothing this will happen to you again."