So beautiful - thank you for sending Tina! I particularly appreciated this bit:
"We subsist now on a meager vocabulary of winners and “losers,” of “sad!” naysayers and “nut job” adversaries. We’re asked to see an absence of eloquence as the presence of authenticity. But that’s bunk. Words, like monuments, matter."
With Memorial Day around the corner a friend from Juilliard and world class musician sent email with the enclosed article. It brought tears to my eyes.
Sincerest thank you for all that you do to make the world a better place.
B. Tina Ebey
The mayor of New Orleans just gave a speech on race and history that you … [Continue reading...]
TV Host, veteran correspondent
A Hero's Farewell and a Daughter's Undying Love
Veterans Day , WWII Veterans , World War II , World War II Veterans , Poland World War II , War Veterans , Wwii , Impact News
I haven't been able to write about my father's passing until now, as it's been such a gut-wrenching personal loss for me and for his beloved homeland. But I felt on this Veterans Day weekend it was important to honor my dad, as his sheer survival exemplifies what it truly means to be an American and reveals the unwavering determination the human spirit has to prevail in the most dire of circumstances.
As the embassy dignitaries solemnly approached me to officially present my father's medal, my eyes immediately filled with tears. They caringly placed one of his country's highest … [Continue reading...]