Little did they realize the far-reaching impact of their action
Mom and Dad both showed up at school for the performance.
That was a real treat. They could see their 7-year-old son in his grand one-line role as a pilgrim at the first Thanksgiving Day feast. We all wore elaborate costumes made with construction paper, scissors, and paste. Since this play was being performed in the school cafeteria/auditorium, the teacher instructed each of us to slip over to the tall floor microphone to say our lines.