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A premature ‘Last Lecture’: Time Wounds All Heels

Tomorrow I will send a letter to each of my three sons, ages 25 to almost 21. I started the letter in 2008, shortly after a good friend died in his sleep at age 52. My friend never married, never … Continue reading

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Memorial of ‘The Forgotten War’ a must-see in DC

Each time I visit Washington, D.C. I run on the National Mall and stop to reflect at each memorial. I try, with limited success, to grasp the depth of what each represents. It is a humbling tradition that allows me … Continue reading

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