“I see this spark in you—it’s amazing, it’s why I push you. But it’s yours. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll be great.” In that one scene, Jefferson captures both the joy and pain of being a father. It can hurt to love someone so much, to see greatness in them that no one else sees, not even the child themselves. And yet, it’s the most exciting and humbling thing in the world to know that you get the responsibility of helping that person make their own way in the world.