Voice of the
As I read Mr. Craig Darnellís letter to the voice of the people, I was
filled with pride. My only son is starting his senior year (a firstie) at the
U.S. Naval Academy.
Over the last few years people have asked me if Iím ok with his decision, I
respond, ďthis is his dream not mine, but I could not be more proud.Ē He made
this decision knowing we were at war and that his chances of going were quite
The other day a friend of mine, who I have utmost respect for made the
statement that she hopes he may never have to make the ultimate sacrifice, I
hope not either! I told my son I was writing this, he too said that he hopes
to never have to make that sacrifice, but unfortunately freedom is not free.
So, Iím with you Mr. Darnell, I am OK with it too!
Proud Mom of Midshipman Jacob Norgaard