Memorial day at the airport.

Memorial day at the airport.

Originally uploaded by jon.swanson

He’s a marine vet, waiting for someone, sitting at Logan. I knew he was a vet because of the hat.

The headline? “We remember heros.” I thanked him and shook his hand. I pointed to the headline. He sort of smiled, nodded, and went back to reading.

Heros seldom think they are. They just do what they need to do. Because so many of us don’t do that, doing what needs to be done ends up heroic.


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