Tuesday, January 15, 2013

A Son's Farewell

When my dad was badly weakened by the flu and my mom wanted to call an ambulance to take him to the emergency room, he wouldn’t go unless he could shave first and change into a nice shirt and a pair of slacks. My mom told him they don’t have a dress code at ER. He insisted.

Read the rest of Rich Lowry's column here.


Kurt Harden said...

What a story. What a man. Thanks for the link, Michael. RIP

Michael Wade said...


You're welcome. I thought it was quite touching. He was a fascinating guy.