She took his hands and he held on to them tightly.
He held tightly to her, and they set out again.
The little boy held his mother's hand tightly as he walked along the road.
She put her arms around him and held tightly for a moment.
He tried to move again but still was held tightly in place.
He was still tightly held as four men moved in a group toward the door.
He still held tightly to the arms of the chair.
She led him to the door and there they held tightly to each other.
She has given me hope and I must hold tightly to it.
This time around, her second chance, she should have been holding onto him tightly, with both hands.