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He had a LOT of energy and loved to play team sports like baseball and football. I tried T-ball but was more interested in the feeling of just being in the outfield in a sunny day than in who was actually winning. Being so outgoing, Daniel had a lot of friends and spent most of his time with them, and he loved playing team sports like baseball and football, which were never really my thing. I’ve always loved my brother, and although he was Mr. Jock on the outside, he has a very sensitive heart on the inside.
My grandma and my dad were actually both in a professional production of The Music Man. My grandma was one of the “pick a little, talk a little ladies” and my dad played one of the main roles, the little boy Winthrop, when he was only eleven years old. My dad grew up appearing in other plays too, and as hard as it is for me and my siblings to believe, he tells us that he really enjoyed singing when he was young. He sang and played piano but then, like his grandpa, he discovered the trumpet! I still have a hard time believing that my dad enjoyed singing because all I had really grown up knowing him to be is a jazz trumpet player.
Until then, all I had known about music was salsa and jazz from my parents, Christmas songs, and a few children’s videos we really enjoyed like Silly Songs, Wee Sing, and I hate to admit it, some Barney songs, as well as some primary songs that we would sing at church. The quality of these Broadway songs had a totally new and different effect on me; it was a subconscious reaction that made me want more. The first day my dad gave us the video, he was gone all day, I think for about twelve hours.