my father, reluctant hero

rUpdate: Barak Obama has received my post. Waiting for his visit

georgialeesays

DADANDSERVICERECORD 89th Birthday, with Service Record, including his “colleagues”

You lie down, take your pill You turn over, Fart at Will You lie down, take your pill
You turn over, Fart at Will

armymomanddad Love, Marriage and WWII

“In these days of difficulty, we Americans everywhere must and shall choose the path of social justice, the path of faith, the path of hope, and the path of love toward our fellow man.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt       

To: Barak Obama, President and Commander-in-Chief
The United States of America 

Dear Mr. President:

         With no political agenda beyond the spirit of Memorial Day, I write to salute one American veteran, 89-year-old Emmett Lloyd Lee. An avid, yet self-described “inept” WWII soldier, his 70 years of post-war public service embodies Roosevelt’s call to “choose the path of social justice, faith, hope and love toward all.”

         As Mr. Lee’s only child, I’m compelled to write what he would consider a highly presumptuous intrusion on…

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About georgialeesays

Award-winning journalist, editor and writer of multiple genres. Former Bureau Chief, Womens Wear Daily and W magazine. Past director, Ivy Hall, The SCAD Atlanta writing center. Vice President, programming for Atlanta Writers Club. Freelance writer/editor of every subject in the known universe. Lover of clean, clear writing -"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book." - Nietzsche. I teach yoga, meditation, in retreat settings. Seeker of truth and transcendence. Reincarnation of Edgar Allen Poe. "Life is but a dream within a dream within a dream" Write. Create. Learn. Dance. Yoga. Sleep. Dream.
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  1. Pingback: At Rest, Soldier Sergeant Emmett Lee – B. 2/16/25 D. 7/1/2014 | georgialeesays

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