Monday, February 07, 2005

A True Hero

"It's too simple to say what he did was heroic," said Najat Abdul Sattar, the headmistress of the school, where bright-eyed children study in dim concrete classrooms just yards from where Amir was killed. "What more honor could we give the man?"

What more, indeed? He did not die in vain.

Stanley Cup Ring to Alan at Occam's
(Update 9:30pm- Funniest zinger I've heard in a while: " feckless lardpate!" Oh my guts... it hurts... it hurts!)