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McCain service uplifting, unifying

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Saturday morning, for an hour or so, in the National Cathedral, which fittingly sits on a high point in the nation’s capital, words soared. They echoed. They comforted. They inspired. Sen. John McCain’s funeral brought men and women, Republicans and Democrats, leaders and family members to the podium. Their eulogies were filled with “he,” not “I,” with “us,” not “me.” The loudest and most divisive voice in the nation was not in the sanctuary. And how much better we all felt because of that absence.

As Meghan McCain firmly asserted, America does not need to be made great again; it has always been great. In large part that’s because of so many leaders who have used their words to build community, not to tear down others; to speak of national ideals, not self-congratulation; to inspire the better angels of our nature. I heard that kind of leadership on Saturday morning. Let’s hope it lives more than a day.

Vicki Kennedy

Grifton

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