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Carolyn Osoinach

I am not sure that the conversation in Sleepless in Seattle would be comforting to a child Jonah’s age; maybe to a teenager, but I think he is only 9 or 10 in the movie.  But then again, having a comfortable conversation like that does give the message that they are a team and can talk about/deal with anything together, and it normalizes for Jonah that it is okay to wonder and question about things like heaven.  Perhaps it is one of those situations that ends up being beneficial for both father and son in the long run but only seems immediately comforting in a Hollywood movie!