Heh. I am actually shocked this one has so few responses. Well, I guess that it's so old.. heh.
I listened to this again recently and it made me cry a lot. I had a very strong reaction to it, particularly the end.
A wonderful, devastating story. IMHO this story is a good example of Resnick's deft hand with super-emotional stuff. (at least, in a way that appeals to me. I realize this sort of thing is not to everyone's taste).