In this intimate portrait of a rare father-son courting, Mark ok. Shriver discovers the ethical ideas that guided his mythical father and applies them to his personal life
When Sargent "Sarge" Shriver—founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's struggle on Poverty—died in 2011 after a valiant struggle with Alzheimer's, millions of tributes poured in from neighbors and strangers world wide. those tributes, which extolled the day-by-day kindness and humanity of "a stable man," moved his son Mark way over those that lauded Sarge for his big-stage, headline-making accomplishments. After an entire life trying to find the trail to his father's good fortune within the public area, Mark as an alternative turns to a look for the key of his father's pleasure, his devotion to others, and his feel of goal. Mark discovers notes and letters from Sarge; hears own tales from family and friends that 0 in at the 3 guiding rules of Sarge's life—faith, wish, and love—and recounts moments with Sarge that now tackle new price and poignancy. within the method, Mark discovers a lot approximately himself, as a father, as a husband, and as a social justice suggest. A stable Man is an inspirational and deeply own tale a few son studying the real which means of his father's legacy.
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