Saturday, November 08, 2008

I love that I'm not nearly the best

Because if I were the best or even had I been the standard of greatness at a newspaper, then stories like this probably wouldn't have been published. It's the heart-rending story of Eugene Allen, a black man who worked in the White House for more than three decades as pantry man/butler/maitre d'.

Wil Haygood of the Washington Post wrote this story and it's one of the best feature stories I've ever read and the turn at the ending, well ...

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