January 20, 2009
It's something we never seem to lose, no matter how downtrodden we are, but it's nice to have more of it.
Today begins a long, hopeful journey for our nation. I believe that healing is possible.
Hopefully President Obama will pick up a copy of this book of letters from youngsters and follow the advice contained within:
“If I were president, I would help all nations, even Hawaii." -- Chad Timsing, age 9, Los Angeles
“I really hope you put America back together. No pressure though." -- Sheenie Shannon Yip, age 13, Seattle
"1. Fly to the White House in a helicopter. 2. Walk in. 3. Wipe feet. 4. Walk to the Oval Office. 5. Sit down in a chair. 6. Put hand sanitizer on hands. 7. Enjoy moment. 8. Get up. 9. Get in car. 10. Go to the dog pound." -- Chandler Browne, age 12, Chicago
And, while it wasn't advice, exactly, we thought this was worth sharing:
"You are just like a big me." -- Avante Price, age 7, Seattle
Thanks and have fun running the country!
Happy Inauguration Day!