Right priorities, right attitude

I’m just reading in the paper about the induction into the Football Hall of Fame of two of my favorite all-time Redskins, Art Monk and Darrell Green. What a couple of class acts. Darrell Green is maybe my all-time favorite sports figure. He was great for a long long time, and is a great father and great guy, too. He was talking about how he almost named his son Darrell Green Jr., but changed his mind just before he was born. Green says his son is “his own man”, and then he said the kind of thing that all sons should get to hear their father say. He said “I’m more proud of my son being my son than I am being in the Hall of Fame.” Wow. Fathers… let your kids catch you saying how proud you are of them some time! (Mothers, you can do that, too…)


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