Monday, April 26, 2004

Fine words

Most readers will have heard of the death in action of Pat Tillman, a young American who gave up a lucrative gridiron career to serve in the army. Bob Ferguson, general manager of the Seattle Seahawks, said of Bob Tillman that,

In today's world of instant gratification and selfishness, here is a man that was defined by words like loyalty, honour, passion, courage, strength and nobility. He is a modern day hero.

Fine words, and rare too for praising the masculine virtues so openly.

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