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The Passing of a Patriot

ww10 Wrote: Jun 08, 2012 9:01 AM
Were were still helping the Contras until the late 1980s , I was training them in Costa Rica and others from my SF group were training them in Honduras. They were hid among the local troops we were training. We were all over central America fighting the Sandanistas and their friends- the leftists guerrillas. We stopped them and they had fair elections then, but now the leftists took over by the ballot box and many countries have fallen to them.

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...