Monthly Archives: January 2012

True Compassion

The following essay was submitted in Governor O'Malley's "Compassionate Marylander" contest.  Five nominees will be selected to receive $5,000 for their organization. You can vote by visiting http://www.governor.maryland.gov/stronger.asp and clicking on "VOTE for semi-finalists" in the middle of the page. As a 24 year-old sergeant in the US Marine Corps infantry moments before crossing the border into Iraq,...
Read more