New and old friends gathered in Kansas tonight – including Robert and Shirley Hemenway (see them in photo) whose son Ron worked for the Chief of Naval Operations at the Pentagon when he was killed on September 11, 2001. Ron graduated from Wasilla High School with Todd and me, and he was a wonderful young man from a proud and selfless Alaskan family. Ron will never be forgotten. It’s remembering 9/11 that makes us appreciate sacrifices made for our freedoms, and should stiffen our spines to defend them.
Thank you to everyone who joined us, including the thoughtful Barnes & Noble staff. It’s inspiring to note in these book events, especially notable tonight in Kansas, the multiple generations of families traveling together to express their concern for America and encouragement to fight for what’s right – as so many people brought their kids and grandkids. Family patriarchs and matriarchs talked about the importance of influencing younger generations so they’d respect, honor, and protect our exceptional nation. It’s in that same spirit we seek to protect the heart of Christmas. Leaning into the strength you provide, good Americans, we will keep the faith!
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Sarah Palin: New and old friends gathered in Kansas tonight
From Sarah Palin's Facebook page: