GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wente on the Olympics....

There have some incredibly fantastic stories coming from the Olympics....we should be proud...
No matter how cynical you are, you can't help being moved by the triumph of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the sweet-faced young ice-dancers who've skated together since they were 6. Theirs is a classic tale of sweat and sacrifice, but it's also a family story too, of parents who spent endless hours in cold rinks and remortgaged their houses, and would do it all again, because they love their children. Long after you forget how many medals we won, you'll probably remember the story of Alexandre Bilodeau and his greatest inspiration, his disabled brother Fred, and of Joannie Rochette, the skater who gave the performance of her life just days after her mother's sudden death. What Canadians will remember is not how many of our athletes won the podium. It's how they won our hearts.

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