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The two exchange smiles and the pharmacist rings up the candy. EXT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME - DAY. The old man carries a plastic bag filled with the candy.
INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, ROOM - DAY

An OLD MAN, early seventies, stands in front of a mirror in his room.

He adjusts his tie and walks to a calendar on a nearby wall, marking an X over the date, which is February 13th 2004, with a red marker.

He sets the marker down, and exits the room.

INT. DRUGSTORE - DAY

The old man stands in the candy aisle with a basket.

He grabs many heart shaped boxes of chocolate, placing them in the basket, and heads over to the checkout counter.

A female PHARMACIST, early forties, stands at the counter.

The two exchange smiles and the pharmacist rings up the candy.

EXT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME - DAY

The old man carries a plastic bag filled with the candy.

He has a bright smile on his face and a spring in his step.

He enters the home.

INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, ROOM - DAY

The old man adjusts his tie and goes over to the calendar.

This time he marks off February 14th 2004 before exiting.

INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, MAIN LOBBY - DAY

A crowd of elderly people gathers around in excitement as the old man passes out the boxes of candy.

Everyone smiles when they are given their own box.

Once all of the candy has been dispensed, the old man smiles as he looks at all of the happy people, opening their boxes and enjoying a piece of candy. INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, ROOM - DAY

The old man adjusts his tie, and marks February 13th 2005, off the calendar.

INT. DRUGSTORE - DAY

The old man has numerous heart shaped candy boxes.

The same pharmacist rings him up.

INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, MAIN LOBBY - DAY

The old man passes the candy out to the elderly group, and they smile as they receive their own boxes and open them for a piece of candy.

INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, ROOM - DAY

The room is empty except for the calendar.

The last day marked off is February 10th, 2006.

INT. DRUGSTORE - DAY

The pharmacist flips through a newspaper until she gets to a page near the middle and immediately stops.

A look of sadness crosses her face as she looks at a nearby calendar. The date is February 14th, 2006.

She sets the paper down.

INT. SUNNYSIDE RETIREMENT HOME, MAIN LOBBY - DAY

The elderly group sits around the lobby with looks of sadness on their face.

Occasionally they look at each other, shaking their heads in disbelief.

The front door opens. The group turns their attention to it, and immediately smiles.

The pharmacist stands in the doorway with heart shaped boxes of candy.

She passes them out, and the elderly smile as they receive their own box, just as they had with the old man.

When all of the boxes are passed out, the group still smiles, but are yet to open their boxes.

They look at each other and shake their heads in agreement.

EXT. CEMETERY - DAY

The elderly group stands in front of a gravestone, smiling down on it.

All of the boxes of candy have been placed before it.

The pharmacist stands off to the side, smiling warmly, and shedding a single tear.

FADE TO BLACK

THE END

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