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...the Olympics comes around and becomes the centerpiece of global culture. In a world filled with crime, war, poverty, and injustice, the spectacle of seeing people who have dedicated major portions of their lives to excelling at a physical discipline and rising to the highest levels of human achievement is not only a welcome distraction. It is inspirational, uplifting, and even awe inspiring! Seeing someone spin in the air more times than you can count, then land on a slippery surface on 1/8" wide blade of steel and do it with grace is a stunning sight to see! Watching people sled on ice ... (more)
All the people attending the ceremony included Dunning, the son of a World War II veteran who was saved by a gay comrade during the Battle of the Bulge, and Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Alva, the first American wounded in the war in Iraq, a soldier who has since spoken out against the Pentagon policy.
Gay supporters and other activists who were packed in the room applauded and shouted in joy to Obama. They said they were ready to be enlisted . Courage and commitment is a way toward achievement; and this is what Obama is doing. Great achievement after a long struggle.(more)
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