He was tickled pink to see us.
Then, while browsing through the book selection, we stumbled upon this.
As my recently dearly departed* friend Monica would say, WTF?
(*on a mission to Guatemala, not dead)
Child, today we're gonna learn about the Challenger Explosion! A whole bunch of people died! It was really scary! But very exciting! And through it all the astronauts kept positive attitudes. What a lesson for all of us. And it happened in the 80's, a long time ago, so not tactless at all.
Mmm, chocolate pudding.