Ten years ago, my son Pete wrote a letter to President Bush as a first grade class assignment following the events of 9/11.  He encouraged the President to stand firm in his decisions and closed by asking if he was going to grow a beard or wanted to be on a coin.  While my first letter to a standing President was far less entertaining than Pete’s was, I finally feel like I’m even with him in the civic duty department.  Perhaps the President’s staff will send me a star.

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