My parents promised to take my DD to Europe for a H.S. graduation present and my Dad had passed a year prior. But not only did my Mom honor my Dad's wishes to take my DD (as it was his idea originally), but it had to be one of the hardest things for her to do not having him there. I can almost tell what she was thinking in this photo, thinking & wishing he could be there in that moment.
The Be Brave button has a duel meaning now. Be brave back then, and be brave now 10 years later, for in 3 days from now she is getting on a plane and MOVING to Paris. My parents wanted to move to Europe after retirement, and she is being brave and going for it!