...CONTINUED FROM PART 5
"Yeah, it's late and you're busy."
"I'm really sorry," Josh said, taking Donna's hand.
"It's okay, Josh. It's no big deal. I had a nice time."
"It's not okay," Josh said. "This isn't the way tonight was supposed to go.
"What was supposed to be special?" Donna asked.
Josh stepped towards Donna so that their faces were almost touching and
Donna leaned into Josh's embrace, slipping her arms around his waist. After
"Come on," Josh said, suddenly grabbing Donna's hand and dragging her back
"Josh? What are you doing?" Donna asked.
"We're going back inside," Josh answered, pulling her through the ballroom
"But why?" Donna said, pulling away from Josh and stopping just inside the
"Because we never got that dance I promised you," Josh said as the band
"Oh," Donna said, smiling. "Well, I do love this song."
"Good, then come on," Josh said as he put his arm around her and led her
Josh slipped his arms around Donna's waist, enjoying the soft warmth of her
"Josh!" Donna whispered. "Everyone will see."
"I don't care," he whispered. "Do you?"
Donna smiled. "No," she said, surrendering herself to the moment and
"Will you look at that?" C.J. said in wonderment, looking past Sam and Toby
They turned to follow her gaze. "Well it's about time," Sam said proudly.
"If that isn't enough to give you hope..." C.J. began dreamily.
"What's enough to give you hope?" President Bartlet asked as he walked up
"Josh and Donna, sir," Toby said with a smile as he gestured towards the
"Well, what d'you know?" Leo said, smiling.
"Oh Jed, isn't that sweet?" the first lady said, putting her arm around the
"Come on, Abbey, I suddenly feel the need to cut a rug," the president said
"Jed," she said warningly.
"Don't worry, I'll be good," Bartlet said with twinkle in his eye.
The president and first lady fell into each other's arms with the comfort
"How ya doin', kids?" the president asked the surprised couple.
"Just fine, Mr. President," Josh said as Donna blushed furiously.
"Good, good. I always like to see my staffers making the most of these
"Come on, Jed, let's leave them alone," Abbey said, beaming at Josh and