5 thoughts on “Our Greatest Challenge”

    1. I’ll let you and Grammar Cop fight that one out. Hell, I’ll even sell the popcorn…at inflated Alabama prices, naturally (popcorn not guaranteed).

    2. I tend to agree that it isn’t a stupid question. Certainly it isn’t an original question; it’s one that is frequently asked of those who have had to live in the times and circumstances your grandfather did. Col. Carter’s answer is one that needs to be heard; it speaks of a quiet dignity that in and of itself speaks volumes about what kind of person he was, and what kind of people those like him were. It’s the kind of thing that redeems my faith in humanity and preserves my hope for the future. (Yes, I’m African-American, and I’m probably the only member of my family who hasn’t written off [White] America as beyond redemption.)

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