Monday, May 19, 2014

I know a lot of true heros

From Dan Galvin's Thought For The Day mailing list:

In our world of big names, curiously, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knownness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, the nurse, the mother, the honest cop, the hard worker at lonely, underpaid, unglamorous, unpublicized jobs.

-Daniel J Boorstin, historian, professor,
attorney, and writer (1914-2004)

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