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Americans Run Towards the Fire

johnm h Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 10:08 AM
Humans need challenges. Freedom is challenging. The dole makes folks less human. There are lots of lesson in these events.

The smoke and flame had not even dissipated before it was crystal clear that the terrorists had lost again. There was the flash, the boom, then a few brief moments to get their bearings before, almost as one, Americans began running toward the fire.

It wasn’t just the cops and the soldiers. It was spectators, bystanders, even runners themselves who seconds before had been struggling to cross the finish line after 26 brutal miles. In one terrible moment that shredded bodies and lives, they went from being ordinary Americans to something extraordinary.

Scratch that – “extraordinary” is...

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