Friday, July 3, 2009

Disco tune saves man's life

Debra Bader was taking a walk in the woods with her 53-year-old husband one morning when suddenly he collapsed. At first she thought the situation was hopeless.

"I looked at him and said, 'He's dead,' because he wasn't moving or making any sounds at all," Bader remembers. "But I pulled the cell phone out of his pocket and called 911, and then a public service announcement I'd heard on the radio popped into my head."

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The American Creed: 'We Hold These Truths...'

"The great British intellectual G. K. Chesterton wrote that 'America is the only nation in the world that is founded on [a] creed.'

Think about that for a moment. Other nations were founded on the basis of race, or by the power of kings or emperors who accumulated lands and the peasants who inhabited those lands.

But America was—and is to this day—different. It was founded on a shared belief. Or, as Chesterton said, on a creed."

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Visit to grandkids worth every cent, every minute

"There were all sorts of reasons why flying off to visit my twin grandkids in Arlington, Va., didn’t make sense."

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