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The Passing of a Patriot

Two Canes Wrote: Jun 10, 2012 12:07 AM
Colonel North, thank you for this moving tribute to a compatriot and friend to you, and all of those other Americans who dearly love liberty. Many Americans have been disgustingly dumbed down by their teachers, who were also dumbed down by their teachers. Thank God for patriots, who love their nation, with all their heart and souls. We miss the pasing of men like Adolfo Calero, but keep the knowledge in our minds and souls, that there are others out there who will come to the front to lead, when the time is critical for their leadership. Keep up the good work Colonel, and keep the faith and know that there are many of us out here who are also veterans of military past service and memories. We love America and still hold sacred our oaths!

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- The classical definition of a hero is a person who puts himself at risk for the benefit of others. That certainly describes Adolfo Calero, who died June 2 at the age of 80. The obituaries of this remarkable man hardly do justice to his courage, perseverance, faithfulness and humility. Here is the Adolfo Calero I knew, admired and called a friend for nearly three decades:

A graduate of Holy Cross High School in New Orleans and the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., he was a devout Roman Catholic and educated to be a...