taking their lumps

against the world part 2

You can face anything with your sweetie beside you. Anything.


Mr Bugg has had half his front teeth knocked out, and his right arm is in a cast suspended in a sling around his neck, but he is undaunted. Mrs Bugg has her left leg in a cast, and is rocking a single crutch, so she can hold hands with Mr Bugg. She is smiling; they are both clearly ready for what’s next, whatever that may be.

The text reads: “Sometimes the Buggs get their ass kicked by life … but they still have each other.”