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Para Gael,

Querido hijo.

Cuando tú naciste, mi vida cambió. Empezó a tener un nuevo sentido, porque el futuro, antes de ese gran momento, era únicamente para mí. Yo solo quería ser feliz con tu mamá, ganando cada vez más dinero y buscando reconocimiento en mi carrera profesional. Sin embargo, cuando tu llegaste a mi vida, el futuro para mi empezó a ser tu futuro. Y deseo que, en tu futuro, tengas las mismas oportunidades que yo he tenido, con acceso a todas las cosas simples que La Tierra nos da: agua fresca, aire limpio y un lugar seguro donde vivir. Espero que las acciones (cambios) que estoy tomando en mi estilo de vida (principalmente, utilizando racionalmente todo lo que necesito), te ayudarán a alcanzar un futuro mejor que el mío. Anhelo que tú también hagas lo mismo, por tus hijos, y por todos los que te rodean.
Con todo mi amor.
Tu papa.
Rolando
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