Over a decade ago, shortly after moving to Los Angeles, I was a contestant on the game show The Weakest Link and somehow managed to win. I sent mom this email when I learned when the episode was going to air:
From: Gagne, David
To: Gagne, Kathleen
Subject: The Weakest Link – dvg
Sent: January 9, 2002
Read me! This one’s good!
If you want to try to catch me on The Weakest Link, click this link to learn how … Either today or the 14th …
David Vincent Gagne
Mom replied just after she watched me on television:
From: Gagne, Kathleen
To: Gagne, David
Subject: Re: The Weakest Link – dvg
Sent: January 11, 2002 11:10 AM ET
YOU WERE ADORABLE!
As your mother, I’m allowed to say that. :o)