He passed away precisely how he lived his life. He fought like I’ve never seen anyone fight for anything before. And when it was time to go, he bowed out as gracefully as anyone possibly could have. It was the perfect metaphor.
Posts Tagged with ‘In memory’
“Make no mistake, sexism is still a pervasive issue in today’s society. And, like all injustices (read: oppression), it needs to stop!”
“Howard Zinn, historian, writer, and activist, has passed away at the age of 87…”
“Frankly, I’ve never taken the correlations, between him and myself, any other way than “cute” comparisons. But now, now, it is truly my most sincere privilege to be seen behaving in such a manner to that of the great man, my Grandfather was…”
“Somehow it feels I’m selling his memory short when trying to write about him now. Maybe it is still too soon. But, that said, I’ll probably never be happy with anything I write, concerning him, at least…”
“So not only was it an honor to write those words, it was my pleasure they were spoken. In that context, especially. Thank you, Irene, for signing the entire service to a couple of long time friends of my Grandparents and, especially, for benefit of my Grandfather. But, most importantly, I want to thank, both my Uncle and Mother for allowing me the opportunity to participate…”
“I will always remember her, for rather obvious reasons of course, but, ever more importantly, for the person she had chosen to live her life as. Thank you so very much. ..”