Like most things in life, Jim Valvano’s message is relative to the journey we each face. His seven signature words are immortal because they give us chills. And they give us chills because they terrify us.
Without any medical expertise or past experience with global health, the former Chief of Staff to the Vice President has been tapped by the Obama administration to salvage a botched effort to contain the virus.
Mitt Romney’s wooing of the American electorate could be a decoy, or just the latest fad in a GOP field without a clear front-runner for 2016.
Above all, Derek Jeter stood up for the team. Perhaps that is why the extra mile I and so many others have gone to acknowledge Jeter’s success runs contrary to the reasons we respect him.
Stars are only stars because we deem them so—those who complain about being idealized are the direct recipients of the public’s esteem.