Then he placed the little boy in the chair. “I’m going to run out and buy a newspaper, some breath mints, and a cup of coffee,” he said. “I’ll be right back.”
By the time the barber was finished with the boy’s haircut, the man still hadn’t returned. “Looks like your daddy’s forgotten all about you,” joked the barber.
“Oh, that wasn’t my daddy,” said the boy. “He just walked up to me, took me by the hand and said, ‘Come on, son. We’re going to get a free haircut!’”