You see, only one of Max’s friends showed up, although she also brought along her sister. And in spite of Max mom’s heartbreak, Susann said that he handled the huge letdown well. “My kiddo is pretty awesome,” she wrote. “He didn’t cry or act like a jerk.”
Instead, Max celebrated his birthday as he would have done with all of his classmates. He played with his friend and her sister, ate pizza and a slice of birthday cake and unwrapped his gift. “[Max] was a trooper,” Susann said.