The leader paused for a moment and stepped back. Then, with more composure than I think I could have mustered, she said, "Ummmm...I'm gonna say 'yes' and 'no.'" And she quickly moved onto the next child with a raised hand.
Next were the 1st and 2nd graders (Josiah is the one in yellow). Josiah had a speaking part in a little skit his class performed. Maybe they figured with lines, they'd be safe. ;)
And look! Robert with a microphone!
He says he was forced into a speaking part, and I believe him. ;) That's not something he would have volunteered to do. (That's his friend in the red shirt who invited us to VBS.)
Robert did very well with his speaking part. Way to go, Robert!