And it was, until Jackson came. At 2:33am, on a Tuesday night in March of 2002, he arrived screaming into the Phoenix basketball wet like I’m book shirt . A world that had been waiting for him for quite some time, in fact. Laurie and I had been unsuccessfully trying to conceive for almost three years, and we had almost given up hope when she got pregnant. Even the fertility doctor said it was a miracle. He was born in the middle of the night to two exhausted parents who had no idea what they were doing, and was showered in love from that second forward.