02 March 2006

Additions to the list of Renaissance Men



http://www.americancatholic.org/Messenger/Mar2006/Feature1.asp

Ronan Tynan, M.D.: Inspirational Irish Tenor
The amputation of both legs didn't stop this Irish tenor from winning gold medals in the Paralympics, earning a medical degree and singing for the Yankees...


And this genteleman, while still only a candidate for Renaissancehood, deserves more kudos than most of you could ever conceive of:

http://www.tommcmahon.net/2006/02/what_i_have_lea.html

What I Have Learned In 15 Years
It was 15 years ago today that our 8-year-old son
Ryan suffered a severe brain injury that left him unable to walk or talk or feed himself. He was in the hospital (in two hospitals, actually) for over six months, and ever since has lived with us at home. I thought I would share some of the lessons I've learned in these past 15 years...

Read 'em and weep.