Kids on Helloveen
(from left to right: Troy Polamalu, Spiderman, Justin Bieber, Cleopatra)

“What is Helloveen, Dad?”

“Well…Sambhaji will dress up like Spiderman. All the kids will dress up. We’ll go for a walk and people will give us candy.”

An eruption of laughter – “Nooooooooo!”

Helloveen collage

“Yes, I promise!” I said. “Really! Go for a walk and get candy.”

“Nooooooooo! What is Helloveen, Dad?”

Welcome to America, son. Unfathomably awesome at times.