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A Legacy Does Not End If Well Remembered

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 22, 2018 at 17:23

A short remembrance of your father comes from your earlier exposés on the topic of your father's endeavors to enlighten the audiences about those ideologies and political extravagances that have plagued modern world history; how much richer the experiences of the world's travails might have taught if the more moderate voice like his was hearkened to.

Not so very long ago, the voice of my paternal predecessor fell silent as well and there is straining to recall the memory that one might cherish the most. May it be that you have many to choose from as the past we have learned from is now more endearing as time passes.

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