President George H.W. Bush is an extraordinary example for our times
They come less and less frequently now, because fewer and fewer of their subjects remain. With the youngest now in their 90s, obituaries of the World War II generation strike some of us with a special poignancy. They evoke thoughts of those who gave their lives back then, and what they might have been and done. They remind us how relatively safe, prosperous and sheltered those of us who came after them have been.
Originally published: June 11, 2018
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post