- Ethan Nguyen first open his eyes to see his parents staring down at him, joy in their eyes. A few more days and he will be out of the hospital.
- It's near the end of the school year. Ethan Nguyen is in 4th grade. When school ended, Ethan got straight A's so his parents awarded with a gift.
-In 5th grade, Ethan goes on his first away-from-his-home-city field trip for 3 days. His parents and siblings wave goodbye as he leaves home early.