(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)


It was just before Thanksgiving when he met her. She was showing her motorcycle to another person. He noticed the small flag on the back and asked if she had been “there”?

Silently she nodded, naming a couple of the hot spots.

What role? he asked.

Med-evac, she said, and you?

Marine. You must have gotten some of my Marines out.

“We got ALL of em” she said with a quiet pride.

They shook each other s hand as he said, “Thanks.”

Across a gulf of more than 30 years and thousands of miles, for two people who had never met, there was a heart to heart bond.

A connection.

Where are you connecting?


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