`In 2011, Bryan W?r? w?? ?nj???ng h?? b?rthd?? dinner ?t a r??t?ur?nt w?th h?? w?f? ?nd tw? ??n?. H? w?? w?t?h?ng his k?d? dr?w on th? paper t?bl??l?th w?th ?r???n? their ??rv?r h?d g?v?n them. A th?ught ?tru?k h?m.
“I w?nd?r?d, ‘What h????n? t? th??? ?r???n? ?ft?r we l??v? ?f w? d?n’t take th?m w?th u??’” Ware, who l?v?? in th? S?n Francisco ?r??, told Th? M?ght?.
H? l?t?r ?u??t??n?d a r??t?ur?nt ?m?l???? and w?? d??m???d t? l??rn that ?v?r? ?r???n ?ut ?ut on the t?bl? h?d t? b? thr?wn ?w?? after th? table’s customers l?ft — wh?th?r ?t’d b??n u??d d?wn to a nub ?r left ??m?l?t?l? unt?u?h?d. Convinced the crayons’ l?v?? d?dn’t h?v? t? ?nd so ??rl?, Ware started t?k?ng r??t?ur?nt crayons w?th him. He m?d? ?t h?? m?????n to ??m? u? with a way t? get the unwanted ?r???n? ?nt? ?? many ?h?ldr?n’? hands ?? ?????bl?.