Have you ever wanted something just so badly you had to have it? Everybody else had it, so why couldn’t you have it?
You thought about the thing you wanted, and maybe even prayed about it, and you asked your parents, or you asked the universe, or you asked God, “Can I have this?” But even though you asked with all your heart, you didn’t get it. Have you ever gone through that?
For me, that was my Members Only jacket. Any of you that grew up in the ‘80s probably know what a Members Only jacket was. It was just a windbreaker: nothing very fancy, but it had a little tag that said it's Members Only.
All the cool kids had one, all the kind-of-cool kids had one, even all the dorky kids had one, but I didn't have one. This was one of the only things I think in life that I ever really wanted in this way.
I begged my Mom for one, in any color, but she told me “Wade, these things cost like...