Passion For Heroes

Passion For Heroes

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They sit next to us on airplanes. They studied next to me in college. I recognize them in the mall with their proper haircuts and confident bearing. These are Americans who walk a path which I do not know. 

When I talk with them, they refer to it as, “my job”.  They talk like it’s the same as the  simple tasks most of us do to pay our mortgage or feed our family. They have been trained for a life that is foreign to most of us.

"We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm."

There is little agreement as to the author of this quote. But, it is true.

My sculpture speaks about the dads and moms, sons and daughters, and brothers and sisters who, as average Americans, become extraordinary when they take the oath, raise their weapon, and stare into the face of our enemies…so that we don’t have to.