Nicholas is 14 now, or should I say that "Nick" is 14.
I'm sorry. I understand where he's coming from, when I was in high school I wanted to get into swimming and a doctor told me I couldn't if I had a heart defect, so I bald faced lied and told him I didn't. Lucky for me, mine is so minor it didn't matter, but it was still stupid of me. At that age, you don't realize the true dangers of a heart defect, especially