10. Amber learning

INT. EUTHANASIA CONVENTION - DAY
A huge banner reads, "FREEDOM TO DIE AS WE WISH, SUPPORT A.C.E. - American Committee for Euthanasia". Taylor stands behind the podium, gives a rousing speech.
TAYLOR
They say we don't want to watch our loved ones become crippled, ill, comatose and such. They say we are the scared ones who can't handle the realities of life.
The audience JEERS.
TAYLOR
Nothing could be further from the truth.
CHEERS.
The scene shrinks into Taylor's laptop as he sits in the
living room - day
He shuts the computer lid. His left hand holds the photo of him and his father. He gets up, walks to
ruthy's bedroom
Amber sits next to Ruthy.
AMBER
(singing)
Here we go up in the swings so high/ just you and I/ we touch the sky --
Taylor appears at the door, unseen to Amber as she strokes Ruthy's hair. Sensing him, she stops, looks around.
TAYLOR
Please continue.
He sits down.
TAYLOR
Mom used to sing it to me, too.
AMBER
Like a butterfly/ we swing and we sway and we seem to fly/ you and I.
Amber stops, strokes Ruthy's hair.
AMBER
Nana, I understand now.
She kisses Ruthy on her cheek. Taylor's eyes glisten. Amber turns to him.
AMBER
Would you like to sing to her?
Taylor hesitates.
TAYLOR
Not right now, thanks.
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